Allison Fry, senior Principal

Allison Fry is a Senior Principal and the Office Lead of Wellspring’s New York office.  She brings experience in business strategy across diverse industries including financial services, market research, retail, and non-profits.

Previously, Allison was an Associate Product Manager at OppenheimerFunds in New York, where she focused on retirement planning strategies and providing tools for individuals to better prepare financially for the future.  Allison also worked at MarketTree, a boutique market research firm, conducting quantitative and qualitative research to help large firms make strategic decisions.

Allison is the Vice Chair of the Board for LEAD, an organization based in Houston. In New York, Allison was previously the Vice Chair of PR and Marketing for the Non-Profit Boards Clearinghouse Committee of the Junior League, which plans and executes the “Leadership Through Governance” training course for non-profit board members across the city.  She was also a Mentor in the New York Public School Mentorship Program.

Allison received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.  While at HBS, she was on the leadership team behind the Harvard Social Enterprise Conference.  Her Bachelors degree is in Sociology/Anthropology from St. Olaf College, where she graduated magna cum laude with Distinction in her major and was inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  She has spent significant time abroad, studying in Tanzania, Costa Rica, England, and China.

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Education:

  • Harvard Business School, MBA
  • St. Olaf College, BA, Sociology/Anthropology, magna cum laudePhi Beta Kappa, Distinction in Sociology/Anthropology