Founder, President, Board Chairperson
Allison Burkett is a Quality Engineering Manager at Syniti (formerly BackOffice Associates), a global company recognized as a leader in Enterprise Data Management, headquartered in Massachusetts with worldwide locations in North and Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Over the last 22 years, she has worked in various roles in the Information Technology industry, including as an SAP IT Consultant for both BackOffice Associates and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
Allison is an alumnus of Howard University, in Washington, DC, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Allison is passionate about helping people and working with charitable causes that benefit a wide cross section of various communities. As an active Rotarian for over 6 years, Allison was a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Charlotte End-of-the-Week and held several leadership roles including President, Secretary, and Director of Foundation & Fundraising. She was also recognized twice as Distinguished Rotarian of the Year. Allison is now a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of The Queen City - Charlotte. She is also a graduate of The Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI).
Allison has volunteered with the Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity since October 2007 and served as the Chairperson for their Homeowner Selection Committee for over 8 years. Allison was also a member of their Board of Directors from 2009 - 2015.
A native of Jamaica, Allison now resides in the Charlotte, NC area.