Allison Aheart Haymore, VP Member Services
Allison is responsible for leading the organization’s Management Services Business Area and ensuring that its members understand the value of membership with BDPA and take full advantage of the benefits of membership. For over 11 years, Allison has held many leadership positions within BDPA, most recently Immediate Past President and Director of Corporate Advisory Council for the Hampton Roads Chapter in Virginia. In 2009 she was the Vice President of Business Management/President-Elect for the Hampton Roads Chapter. For the Richmond Chapter; she was the Director of Fundraising, Professional Liaison for the College Student Development and Mentorship Program, and the HSCC program. Allison has also served and supported the BDPA Education Technology Foundation (BETF).
Allison is currently employed with Gorgeous Geeks as the Director of the Project Management and Implementation arm of the Client Relations Department. Gorgeous Geeks, is an IT Services organization that provides many aspects of IT for businesses such as Business Analysis, Project Management, Web Development & Hosting, IT Support, and Training. Allison has over 15 years of technical & leadership experience in corporate and non-profit business environments with special focus on budgeting and resource management, business process improvement, research, and business analysis. She began as a front line analyst and quickly elevated to Senior Manager where she led teams that supported application development and sophisticated hardware implementations for Corporate, Branch, and Supply Chain Operations. As a Manager of Human Resources Information Systems in the non-profit sector, Allison major areas of responsibility consisted of HR Systems Management, Employment Law & Regulations, IT Security, and Personnel Management. Allison has been involved with and has led major nterprise implementations.
Allison holds an MBA with an emphasis in Global Business Operations and Finance from the University of Phoenix - Arizona 8/2010; and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University, 6/2000. She has been recognized as Cambridge Who’s Who among Executives and Professionals, 2008 to
When not working, Allison enjoys dancing, golfing, playing tennis, and spending time with her 4 year old son Samuel, who is exceptionally brilliant, and shows a strong interest in Technology and Science.