Alison M. Thompson

Assistant Dean of Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Senior Director of Development | MPA

About

Alison Thompson, MPA, joined the school in August 2020 as senior director of development and assistant dean of advancement and alumni engagement. Thompson has nearly 10 years of experience in business development, philanthropy, and fundraising. In her most recent role as the associate vice president for advancement for the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation), she was responsible for the organization's resource mobilization efforts in support of CDC's public-private partnership priorities, leading a team of fundraisers and personally securing $130 million during her tenure.

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Fundraising, grant writing, partnership building, alumni engagement

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