As head of distribution, Allison oversees a dynamic team focused on broadening the firm’s reach with intermediary, institutional, and investment consultant partners and enhancing internal infrastructure for growth. Her responsibilities are multifaceted, encompassing strategic planning, team leadership, and organizational development. She is a member of the firm’s senior leadership team, working closely with the CEO to implement systems that support the distribution team’s growth objectives in addition to broader company strategies and initiatives.


Allison joined CCM in 2024 from Great Lakes Advisors, where she was chief marketing officer and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Prior to that, she was chief marketing officer at Ziegler Capital Management, where she oversaw all marketing and distribution efforts throughout the institutional and intermediary channels of the firm and was a member of the management team. She worked at Lotsoff Capital Management in its early days from 1994 to 2011 where she helped build out its consultant relations efforts, eventually becoming a managing director and chief marketing officer responsible for marketing and distribution across equity, fixed income, and alternative strategies. She began her career in 1992 at The Capital Group in Los Angeles. Allison is an active member of the Women Investment Professionals of Chicago, where she previously served on the Board, and currently serves as a member of Outreach Women’s Network Action Board, which supports women and children in the western suburbs of Chicago. Allison received her B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan.