Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Allison Chesnutt is originally from Douglas County, Georgia. After receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, Allison began her career in Athens and is currently an Associate Director of Corporate Relations at the University of Georgia (UGA). Working in a central office, Allison collaborates with colleges and units across campus, serving as a resource to both corporations and campus partners to develop meaningful partnerships between industry and the University. Allison serves as President of the Board for Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia, a private nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to provide services for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the Athens-Clarke and surrounding counties. She is also an Advisory Council Member for the TEDxUGA Steering Committee, and a Committee Member for UGA’s xPD Student Advisory Board.