Allison joined PayneWest in 2015 as a chief financial officer and is also a certified public accountant. She previously served as senior vice president – controller of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc., from 2008 to 2015. Prior to joining First Interstate, Allison spent ten years in public accounting working for two of the “Big Four” public accounting firms, KPMG and Deloitte, serving public and private audit clients in the financial services industry. Allison has also been involved with community organizations. She is a graduate of Leadership Montana Class of 2012 and just recently completed a term as a board member of the Montana Chapter of the March of Dimes. Allison also served a three year-term on the St. Vincent Hospital Finance Committee. Allison is a native Montanan from Great Falls. She graduated from Carroll College with a bachelor’s of arts in accounting and went on to earn a Masters of Accountancy degree from Montana State University. Allison and her husband, Justin, have two daughters, Isabella and Ireland.