Riverside, IL born and raised, Allison brings with her 20 years of HR experience as well as an eye for design and a green thumb. A certified floral designer through her family’s business, Allison relishes the opportunity to combine and enjoy her 2 skill sets every day. Allison takes pride in working to improve and uphold HMR policies while advocating for its employees, and also enjoys venturing into the studio to help design or accompanying the team on an installation. Outside of HMR, Allison makes time to tend to her own garden, serve on the board of the Garden Club of Illinois, and volunteer for the Archdiocese of Chicago. She also loves gourmet cooking, scuba diving, and her pet umbrella cockatoo, Puck. Her favorite flowers? Gardenia and Hellebore.