Portrait of Allison

Allison McKenzie Schneider 

Managing Senior Executive Director, Advancement Operations and Campaign, UC San Diego

In her role, Allison oversees Advancement central programs: Advancement and Campaign Communications, Prospect Development and Donor Experience and Engagement. Since 2012, Allison has held positions of increasing responsibility and impact in Advancement at UC San Diego and has served as the campaign operations and strategic communications lead since 2016. Allison has worked for nearly two decades in nonprofit and higher education with a focus on communications, marketing, strategic planning and project management, including roles at UCLA and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Allison holds an MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego and a BA from Stanford University.