Alison Wilcox

Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Western New York
Alison Wilcox

Alison Wilcox is the Chief Executive Officer for Girl Scouts of Western New York, and a lifelong champion of girls and young women.

Alison’s former Girl Scout roles include serving as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Program and Membership for Girl Scouts of Western New York, and as a Senior Strategy Advisor for Girl Scouts of the USA, providing membership support to 112 Girl Scout councils nationwide.

During Alison’s tenure with Girl Scouts, she has worked hard to align services and support to meet the changing needs of girls. In particular, Alison’s work has focused on expanding programming opportunities for girls in the outdoors and in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) building a strong organizational culture, increasing community support and fundraising to bring Girl Scouting to all girls, and improving training and services for volunteers.

Alison brings over 20 years of global experience in leadership development and recruitment in nonprofit, corporate, cooperative and educational institutions. In addition to Girl Scouts, Alison’s career highlights have included Lead Development Specialist at Delaware North, a global hospitality company in the travel and entertainment industry, as Assistant Director of Admissions for Medaille College, overseeing international recruitment for Canadian students, and as a Career Counselor for women in transition. Alison’s early career included 5 years of international recruitment, camp leadership and teaching.

Alison’s community support includes serving as Board President for the Lexington Cooperative Market, and on the Advisory Council for the University of Buffalo’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

Alison obtained a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Medaille College, a Bachelor of Education from University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Guelph, which included a semester abroad at S.N.D.T. Women's University in Mumbai, India.

Outside of work, Alison loves to travel with her family, enjoys reading, walking and hiking, and the theater.

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