Allison Hay is the Executive Director for Houston Habitat for Humanity. Mrs. Hay has an extensive background in marketing, education, and development. She is the former Executive Director for Houston Aphasia Recovery Center. Prior to serving at HARC, Allison worked over 14 years at Presbyterian School, an independent day school located in the Museum District, serving many roles from Admission Director, Director of Institutional Advancement to the Director of Development. Allison has an extensive background in retail with management positions held at Marshall Fields, Joske's and Palais Royal. A native Houstonian, Allison graduated from the University of Houston with a MBA in Finance and a BA in Marketing. She has volunteered with many organizations including San Jacinto Girl Scouts, The RISE School and Bel Inzio, a nonprofit that helps disadvantaged women develop self-confidence and life skills through fitness and nutrition.