As Co-Founder, CTO and Chief Alchemist of Wisdompreneurs, Alison brings a compelling mindset and skill set to her responsibilities. Alison launched her first business at 21 and has since has founded and led several successful retail and service organizations.
Currently, she heads two businesses that she created over a decade ago: Mariposa Search, a retained executive search firm with a dedication to diversity, inclusion and socially-conscious business; and LifeBeforeDeath, which provides seminars, individual guidance, and resources for personal development and the cultivation of increased aliveness.
Her own wisdom practice began at 17 and includes a focus of nearly twenty years studying and teaching Gestalt Awareness Practice in the Bay Area and at Esalen Institute. She Co-Founded and administered the first degree-granting holistic health program in the United States and is a licensed Professional Development Counselor.
She was the Volunteer Coordinator for Wisdom 2.0 in 2013, served on the board of Wisdom 2.0 Women and chairs one of the Bay Area’s largest association of search professionals.
Alison also enjoys horseback riding, cuddling with her dog Linus, evangelizing about the importance of diversity and inclusion, facing death, and cultivating aliveness.