Alison is the global head of the Financial and Strategic Investors Group (FSIG) in the Investment Banking Division (IBD) at Goldman Sachs. She serves as a member of Management Committee, IBD Executive Committee, Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee and is a former member of the Partnership Committee. Alison also oversees Launch With GS, the firm's first for-profit investing initiative with a gender lens. Previously, she served as co-head of FSIG in the Americas from 2003 to 2015. She joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2001. Prior to joining the firm, Alison worked at Merrill Lynch from 1990 to 2001 and held several senior management positions in the securities and investment banking areas. Earlier in her career, she worked at Drexel Burnham. Alison serves as chairman for the Stern Board of Overseers of New York University Stern School of Business. Alison earned a BS and an MBA from New York University.