Careers - Alison’s Story
 Getting To The Finish Line
Alison’s Story
Getting To The Finish Line
Alison began her career working in advertising. It was after she ran her first marathon that a light bulb went on. She realized the power of being able to help others while working towards a personal goal, like finishing a marathon. Alison was hooked, and knew that she could make a difference at MDA.
Careers - What Alison Does
 Director, Nationwide Endurance Programs
What Alison Does
Director, Nationwide Endurance Programs
Alison was hired at MDA to develop the strategy for the organization’s endurance platform. Watching it grow is something that excites her greatly. She loves seeing participants put in the hard work and dedicate their miles to raising money for MDA—to help the kids and adults they serve live longer and grow stronger.
 
 
“I think what’s neat about MDA is that while your work is most important, you also have the ability to get creative, collaborate, and have fun with the people you work with.”
 
“I think what’s neat about MDA is that while your work is most important, you also have the ability to get creative, collaborate, and have fun with the people you work with.”
 
 
“One of the things I like most about working with my manager is that she challenges me to grow and gives me the tools and resources to be successful in what I do.”
 
“One of the things I like most about working with my manager is that she challenges me to grow and gives me the tools and resources to be successful in what I do.”