Allison Jordan
RiverStone Rising
20 Spinet Street
Asheville, NC 28806
Unpaid Non-Profit Work (years):
17
Consulting Experience (years):
6
Summary of your consulting practice and relevant experience:

Allison Jordan is a certified Coach, Executive Director Mentor and Trainer and helps leaders meet their goals, grow and do good. She has extensive experience leading organizations both as the Executive Director of Children First/Communities In Schools for 11 years and through her many volunteer Board of Director roles and through her many volunteer Board of Director roles including NC Child, Buncombe Partnership for Children, Asheville City Schools Board of Education, and the NC School Boards Association. Allison has received numerous community awards including UNC-Asheville’s Francine Delaney Service to the Community Alumni Award in 2012; Kennon Roberson Award for Nonprofit Management Excellence in 2012 and the Leadership Asheville Community Trustee Award in 2013 and the Woman Up Woman Nonprofit Leader of the Year in 2017. Allison holds a Master’s of Science in Community Leadership from Duquesne University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UNC-Asheville, a certificate from CoachU and is Dare to Lead Trained. Allison is also a registered yoga teacher and certified meditation teacher.


References

Board Governance/Development

Homeward Bound
Board Development training and facilitation
Meredith Switzer
Executive Director
828-774-9032
Board Training as part of Retreat and Board Meeting facilitation
Center for Disordered Eating
Board Development Training and Board Retreat
Simone Seitz
Executive Director
(828) 337-4685
Day-long Board Development Retreat

Organizational Development/Change

City of Asheville HR Dept
Board and Staff Retreat
Carol Rovello
Staff, City of Asheville HR Dept
828-280-6253
Board/Staff Retreat and Strategic Direction; Annual Planning and Staff Retreat; I worked with Carol when she was a Board Member for Homeward Bound and a staff member at the City of Asheville HR Department. For both of these I provided retreat planning and facilitation.
Verner Center for Early Learning
staff retreat
Marcia Whitney
Executive Director
828-298-0808
Staff retreat
Homeward Bound
Board and Staff retreat
Meredith Switzer
Executive Director
828-774-9032
Board/Staff retreat focused on strategic direction and relationship building

Organizational Management

Heart of HorseSense
Executive Coaching
Shannon Knapp
Executive Director
828-691-0989
Executive Coaching
Freedom Life Ministries
Executive Coaching and Executive Director Mentor
Danny Hampton
Executive Director
828-803-3953
Leadership Coaching and Executive Director Mentoring including retreat planning
Arts for Life
Executive Coaching
Rachel Zink
Executive Director
828-989-3663
Executive Coaching
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