Alison is not only known for developing some of the most creative and successful marketing strategies in the Philadelphia region, but also for seeing them through to implementation. In projects like these, the devil is in the details and she never overlooks a single one. Her commitment creates new levels of trust and builds long-term partnerships with a diverse roster of clients on a variety of strategic marketing and communications projects.
Alison’s laser-sharp focus and bold concepts bring success to Grimm & Grove clients. An example includes the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, where she led the creation of the Plant One Million campaign. For The Philadelphia Orchestra, she created and implemented a highly successful fundraising campaign around their China Cultural Exchange project. And she created a marketing strategy for the Chestnut Hill Business District, including a campaign to promote the popular Harry Potter Festival.
Alison’s significant career accomplishments include leading the volunteer program for the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, the marketing campaign and media buy for the second most successful show (Dali retrospective) in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s 125-year history, several successful branding projects as Advanta’s Vice President of Communications & External Affairs, and co-founding T2 Group, a boutique communications firm, with partner Brian Tierney.
She is the current Chair of the Volunteer Committee for the 2015 World Meeting of Families, and a member of the Campus Philly Corporate Council. Alison has also recently served as a member of the Please Touch Museum Corporate Committee, the Northwestern Stables Board of Directors, and helped lead the Go Red for Women annual event.