Colburn FoundationAllison Sampson is an experienced leader in the fields of strategic planning, executive leadership, organizational development, and project management. She is currently Vice President of the Colburn Foundation Board of Directors and its Executive Director. From 1998 to 2010 she led Allison Sampson Management Consultants (ASMC), a certified women-owned consulting company dedicated to serving nonprofit and public sector organizations. She specializes in change without controversy, guiding organizations through the process of development in order to realize their goals.

Allison Sampson has been consulting with nonprofit and government entities for more than 20 years, helping organizations and public sector clients advance during times of opportunity, change, and crisis.

Allison has helped her clients build a variety of multifaceted programs from concept to delivery. Her strengths are in organizational development and project management.

She has a focused approach to achieving results for complex institutional and organizational issues. At the heart of her mission is a commitment to working as a strong coalition builder and enhancing organizations’ partnerships and financial resources while guiding them through change.

Allison herself holds a number of business certificates, including a Group Facilitation certification from the Institute of Cultural Affairs and a certificate from the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Program Facilitator Training Program administered by Coro Southern California.


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Three of Alison’s many business certificates (click logos to open/download PDFs):

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