Allison Walsh, JD is a corporate executive, successful entrepreneur, impactful philanthropist, and an all-around dynamic #bosslady. From an early age, Allison achieved a special kind of fulfillment by setting the bar high for herself and working hard to achieve nothing less than success.
As a teenager, Allison founded her own 501c3 non-profit organization, Helping Other People Eat, and over the course of the last 18+ years, she has helped to raise more than $2 million dollars for various eating disorder organizations. In addition, she created national outreach campaigns including three educational programs that were distributed to over 12,000 schools and an app on iTunes and Google Play.
Moving into adulthood, Allison set her sights on a larger platform from which to inspire people to become the best versions of themselves. With hard work and steadfast determination, she captured the coveted Miss Florida crown in 2006, representing the Sunshine State at Miss America and logging more than 80,000 miles and 250 public appearances in just one year. She was also the overall Interview winner and received the Miss America and Miss Florida Community Service Awards. She had the honor of being featured in and contributed to national media outlets and publications including FOX News, Huff Post Live, and programs by Lifetime, PBS, and NBC. Further, she has been featured in nonfiction memoirs such as Diane Keaton’s Then Again and Johanna Kandel’s Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder.
As a professional, Allison has not only served as the CEO of two other successful coaching companies during which time she managed the personal and professional development for more than 200 clients in over a dozen states across the country, but she’s also spearheaded the marketing and business development departments of a cutting-edge, industry leader in the behavioral healthcare space. As the Vice President of Business Development and Branding for Advanced Recovery Systems, Allison has been instrumental in building worldwide brand recognition for the company and is also responsible for the organization's national sales team, generating 7 figures in revenue monthly. Allison serves on several nonprofit boards and is also a member of Forbes Business Development Council, Orlando Business Journal's Leadership Trust, the Revenue Collective, and Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network.
In 2017, Allison launched Savvy Girl, an online community dedicated to helping millennial women prepare for successful careers. She also published The Savvy Girl's Guide for Post-Grad Success and Get Clear, Get Confident Get Crowned which are available for purchase on Amazon. In 2020, she launched The She Believed She Could Podcast which is available on iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, Spotify and YouTube.
Recognizing an unshakable passion for helping others achieve their dreams, Allison is committed to using her vast array of experiences to help other women become the go-getters and movers and shakers of tomorrow. Through her unique curriculum focused on personal branding and professional development, she seeks to equip up-and-coming and established leading ladies with the skills needed to set their own bars high, while consistently reaping the rewards of hard work. As a business and executive mentor to savvy, successful entrepreneurs and executives, Allison enjoys nothing more than helping them achieve and accomplish their goals while navigating their climbs to the top.