Ally Barron is a motivated and passionate professional with over ten years experience in the nonprofit sector, with expertise in: corporate social responsibility, fundraising, donor relations, event planning, and marketing and communications. Prior to joining the Hope and Heal Fund as the Development and Communications Officer, Ally had been consulting with nonprofit organizations focusing on fundraising strategies and program development.
Ally previously managed the SKECHERS Foundation, raising over $3 million for the company's corporate foundation, and managing over $6 million in grants to serve deserving children and families. Ally has worked in public education, managing the $13 million Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Endowment Fund. She previously managed a school in Ghana operated by a private foundation and started her career in nonprofit as the Program Assistant at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Ally has had the privilege and honor to work on some of the world's most cutting-edge grant proposals and projects, and is incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to make an impact on so many lives.
Ally received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and International Relations from Arizona State University, and her Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Raised in the Thousand Oaks area, Ally and her family recently moved back to her hometown and live in Agoura Hills with her husband, Brian, their toddler Jack, and their Labrador Retriever, Bodhi.