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Ms. Stephanie Allison is a Senior Software Development Analyst at CANA Advisors. She has over 16 years of experience as a government contractor for the United States Department of Defense, in which many of those years were focused in Marine Corp support. She has provided project management support with configuration management, identification and management of project risk and requirements, planning and procuring equipment and materials, inventory management, resource management, quality assurance, audit preparation, budget, contracts management, and completion of project documentation deliverables. Ms. Allison successfully managed organizational efforts in corporate branding, marketing and selling, and training development. She also has experience in software testing and user manual development. 


Ms. Allison has completed several project management and leadership programs throughout her professional career through which she acquired a plethora of knowledge, enabling her to bring new ideas and skills to the programs she supports. Ms. Allison has also acquired a depth of entrepreneurial knowledge over the last seven years. She currently owns and operates several small businesses which has widened her experience beyond the government contracting realm. Managing the daily operations of a small business requires focus, attention to detail, personal communication, and organizational skills. Mr. Allison enjoys breaking down complex problems, digging in and figuring out how things work and assembling multi-discipline technologies into broader product offerings. He has experience working with various defense and intelligence organizations as well as financial institutions. Some key projects include creating virtual 3D worlds with automated and interactive bots for the National Defense University (NDU), development of integrated data management portal systems, electronic intelligence analysis and threat library characterization for Navy reconnaissance air platforms, computer vision for target tracking through the use of drones with the National Reconnaissance Organization (NRO), building enterprise deployed geospatial data management systems for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as well as working with advanced guards, filters and data loss prevention (DLP) Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) for the National Security Agency (NSA). He went on to serve as the Vice President, Director of IT at a community financial institution with $1.2B in assets managing the LAN, Telecommunications and IT Support departments. He was responsible for the budget, e-mail, networking, WiFi, enterprise applications, telecommunications, VTC, disaster recovery, IT Audits, technology evolution and reporting IT Strategy and progress to the Board of Directors within the bank and trust organizations. He was highly involved in day to day activities and strategies for Information Security and cybersecurity defenses as well as working directly with their party penetration testers, state and federal regulators. 


Ms. Allison has completed several project management and leadership programs throughout her professional career through which she acquired a plethora of knowledge, enabling her to bring new ideas and skills to the programs she supports. 


Ms. Allison has also acquired a depth of entrepreneurial knowledge over the last seven years. She currently owns and operates several small businesses which has widened her experience beyond the government contracting realm. Managing the daily operations of a small business requires focus, attention to detail, personal communication, and organizational skills.

Education and Certificates

John B. Gunter Leadership Program, 2017


MBA, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA, 2011  


BS, Computer Information, Saint Francis University, 2006


BS, Organizational Leadership, Saint Francis University, 2006


AAS, Accounting, Cambria County Area Community College, Johnstown, PA, 2002


AAS, Leadership Technology, Cambria County Area Community College, Johnstown, PA, 2001

Accomplishments & Awards
  • Over 16 years experience in government contracting support. 

  • 7 years experience in business operations and management. 

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Fundraising Event Coordinator 

  • Salvation Army, Holiday Collections Bell Ringer 

  • American Youth Soccer Organization, Volunteer and Fundraising Efforts 

  • Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, Fundraising Event Coordinator 

  • VIBE Fitness Studio, Community Event Coordinator and Fitness Instructor 

  • Team Beachbody, Health and Wellness Lifestyle Coach

Skills
  • Project Management

  • Quality Control

  • Strategic Planning

  • Social Media

  • Policy Documentation

  • Business Marketing

  • Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Public Speaking

  • Leadership Development 

  • Project Management 

  • Team Building 

  • Customer Service

Publications

Stephanie Allison

Senior Software Development Analyst

“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.”
- Corrie Ten Boom

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