Allison Lawrence of Stanley Black & Decker currently holds the role of VP, Chief of Staff, reporting directly to CEO Jim Loree. In this role, Allison helps facilitate and enable the development, deployment and advancement of Stanley Black & Decker corporate strategic initiatives, working collaboratively with the Executive Team to support the alignment and execution of a broad range of internal initiatives and external engagements.
An Executive liaison for SBD relations both in business and community, Allison is embedded in critical programs such as the activation of the company’s diversity, equity & inclusion vision, enterprise communication, talent management, workforce upskilling, leadership development and lifelong learning on behalf of the company. She serves as an Executive convener, harmonizing and catalyzing leaders across a variety of prioritized internal and external associations.
Allison brings a foundation of expertise to the SBD Executive Team from her over 17 years of leadership experience in roles in brand and channel marketing, U.S. retail sales, eCommerce - and most recently serving as director of national field sales for their Lowe's business. Allison joined Stanley Black & Decker after earning her bachelor's degree in marketing from Oklahoma State University, and she later earned her MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.