Alison Ranney

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Alison specializes in leading senior leadership searches for nonprofit organizations, including cultural institutions, foundations and educational institutions across the country. Alison has successfully conducted searches for clients at the CEO, president, executive director, provost, dean, COO, CFO, and vice president levels as well as members of their boards of directors. Prior to joining Koya, Alison was with Russell Reynolds Associates, the global executive search firm. At Russell Reynolds, she led the development of the nonprofit practice in the Midwest and received the firm’s inaugural award for excellence in client service. Alison began her career at Skadden, Arps, where she was a corporate attorney and focused on mergers and acquisitions. She also served as vice president for the real estate development firm responsible for Prairie Crossing, the award-winning conservation community, and as an executive with AT&T Wireless, where she specialized in joint ventures. With a strong commitment to civic involvement, Alison serves on numerous boards of directors including Public Radio International (PRI), the Goodman Theatre and the Donors Forum. She has served on the boards of directors of Chicago Public Media/WBEZ, City Year Chicago and Ryerson Woods Conservation Area as well as the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School and the Alumni Council of Philips Andover Academy. She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Network and was selected as an Emerging Leader by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Alison received her BA, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in urban studies from Brown University. She earned her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her JD from the University of Chicago Law School. Nonprofits Alison supports: Chicago Public Media/WBEZ, Ryerson Woods, Phillips Andover Academy, the University of Chicago.
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