Allison Mertens

SVP, Corporate Growth

Allison’s diverse background encompasses agency management as well as 25 years of marketing and branding experience, including political advertising and market research. The industries she has worked in include telecom, healthcare, international sourcing, and banking. She oversees Crawford’s business processes and corporate development. Allison holds a B.A. in economics from Williams College in Williamstown, MA.

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What's one thing you can't go a day without?

Wardrobe accessories and NPR.

Describe your life in 5 words or less.

Big Al: Energized without caffeine.

Describe the state of your desk on any given day?

Messy, but I know where everything is – most of the time.

What are your hobbies?

  1. Eating dark chocolate
  2. Exercising (see Hobby #1)
  3. Traveling any and everywhere to visit my friends

Finish the sentence: When in doubt...

fill the void of silence.

What is the most courageous thing you've ever done?

It depends on the definition of courageous. Does courageous = brave or does courageous = daring. Mine is mostly daring—and I have a kid and my parents are still a part of this world—so I’m not telling. 🙂