President & Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chairman, Board of Directors
Alison serves as Palisade Capital Management’s President and Chief Executive Officer. She is responsible for overseeing all of the firm’s operational groups, including finance, operations, compliance, risk management, client service, sales and marketing, and human resources. Alison is also Chairperson of the firm’s Operating Committee and Co-Chairman of Palisade’s Board of Directors, where she leads the development and implementation of the firm’s overall strategic plan. Prior to her promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer in 2018, Alison worked as Associate General Counsel where she served on the board of directors of several of the firm’s private equity portfolio companies. Prior to joining Palisade in 2011, Alison was an attorney in the mergers and acquisitions group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she represented a variety of corporate and private equity clients in buy-side and sell-side transactions. Alison was involved in both contested and negotiated transactions and worked on deals ranging from small private equity acquisitions to $50 billion public company sales. Alison received her Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Brown University.