Alison joined Plymouth Growth in 2021 as the new Director of Platform. In this role, she focuses on sourcing new investments, providing support for Plymouth’s portfolio companies, and leading efforts across marketing, communications and overall community building. Prior to Plymouth, Alison was the Managing Director at Cahoots, where she focused on building bridges between entrepreneurs and the greater technology community. She also co-founded and serves as the Chief Partnership Officer at Shine & Rise, a support network for women in tech.
Previously, Alison worked with seed-stage companies through the University of Michigan’s Desai Accelerator, where she helped build the program and invest in early-stage technology startups. She also worked in public policy for former U.S. Senator Carl Levin.
Alison has a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy & Economics from Western Michigan University.