Allison Nicholson

Manager, Policy Innovation


Allison currently serves as a Manager of Policy Innovation, where she coordinates and provides support to federal, state, local, and private-funded projects. Her most recent work at the Center involves managing early childhood projects and tracking local legislation and policy related to social impact.

Prior to joining the Sorenson team, she held multiple public-sector positions, including consulting and research at the University of Utah's Utah Education Policy Center, policy analysis and bill drafting at Utah's Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, budgeting and planning at the Utah System of Higher Education, and planning engineer at the Utah Division of Water Resources.

Allison holds a Master's of Public Policy from the George Washington University and a BS in Civil Engineering from Utah State University.