Teresa Allison


Teresa Allison is a certified Information security professional who has worked in the field of information technology consulting for over 18 years. She is a Senior Policy, Risk, Governance, and Compliance Specialist at Booz Allen Hamilton. Allison provides clients with solutions for managing multi-billion dollar IT programs. She specializes in strategic planning, budgeting, performance management, portfolio management, governance, risk management, legal & regulatory compliance, project management, program management, process improvement, business operations transformation, strategic communications and stakeholder management.

Teresa received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Xavier University. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy with a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management with a concentration in Management of Information Systems. She is certified IT professional who currently holds the PMP, CGEIT, CSM, ITIL, Security+, CISA, CISSP, and Lean Six Sigma certifications.

Teresa Allison is currently the Vice President of Strategic Relations for the Information System Security Association (ISSA) DC Chapter. She also serves as a volunteer for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu which encourages women to pursue careers in Cybersecurity. Allison coordinates higher education outreach programs for the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a member of the Higher Education Partnerships committee. She is a member of the Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) GWDC Chapter and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Teresa Allison is the Past President of the Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College Alumni Association comprised of over 11,000 alumni from around the world.