Allison Burnett Smith is director of development for the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. In this role, she oversees major gifts, planned gifts and annual fund gifts for the IAH and enjoys connecting alumni to the IAH and its programs.
Allison joined UNC development in 2010. Prior to joining the IAH, she worked as a director of development for both UNC Central Development and Kenan-Flagler Business School. Her development and marketing background includes careers with Coca-Cola, USA, Duke University and ABC Television in New York.
Allison serves on UNC’s Learning Center board of directors. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA degree from the College of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Chapel Hill with her family.