Allison Martin (BSJ96)

Allison Gardner Martin has been promoted to Senior Director, Corporate Citizenship and Digital Communications for GE Appliances (GEA).

In this new role, Allison will work to increase awareness, recognition and support for GEA’s Citizenship agenda in its journey to be recognized as the most admired, trusted and respected organization in the industry.

Allison also will lead GEA’s corporate digital communications, which includes the corporate website design, daily digital activations and company-owned social media platforms.

Allison joined the company in 2018 as director of employee communications after more than 20 years of experience working in journalism, communications, community relations and government affairs in the public and private sector.

Prior to joining GEA, Allison worked as Chief Communications Officer for Jefferson County Public Schools, Chief of Staff & Communications Director for Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Deputy Communications Director for Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson. Allison also worked for a decade as a broadcast journalist and news anchor.

Allison lives in Louisville, Ky. with her husband and two children. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where she minored in Spanish and sociology.