Alison joined Ironwood in 2005 and is a Partner and Chief Operating Officer. Alison is responsible for overseeing all of Ironwood’s operations including: legal, operational due diligence, compliance, administration, and accounting. Alison is a member of the firm's Management Committee, Operational Due Diligence Committee, Valuation Committee, and Compliance Committee.
Prior to Ironwood, Alison was a Principal with Banc of America Prime Brokerage. Prior to Banc of America, Alison spent two years with Grosvenor Capital Management and five years with the Hedge Fund Advisory Group of Arthur Andersen, LLP. Alison received a B.S. in Accountancy from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Alison is a Board Member of the Miami University Foundation where she serves on the Investment Committee which oversees management and stewardship of the Miami University endowment. She is also a member of the Board of Regents for Bishop O’Dowd High School. In 2017, Alison was named to the EY | Hedge Fund Journal’s list of Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds.