Allison Baron is a seasoned coach, trusted advisor, and mission-driven leader. In her ~20-year career, Allison has served as a coach to CEOs in the social sector, a 9th grade math teacher in Chicago Public Schools, and a consultant in a range of contexts in the U.S. and abroad.
Since 2018, Allison has partnered with the Bridgespan Group as a Facilitator and Coach for its Leading for Impact® program, in which she helps ambitious nonprofits sharpen their strategy and develop their teams. She presents leadership topics including decision-making, talent development, and using data to manage priorities.
Prior to founding Chime, Allison gained top-tier consulting experience as an associate partner at Bellwether and project leader at the Boston Consulting Group. The most humbling chapter of her career and what inspires her work today is her time as a 9th grade Algebra teacher to almost 200 students in Chicago. She shares her clients’ imperative to build a better, more equitable world for all our kids.
Allison holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, a BA in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and she is pursuing a coaching certificate through Northwestern’s Executive Learning & Organizational Change program. Allison resides in Chicago and with her husband and two kids.
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