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Alison Young

2017 and 2022 Speaker

HON. ALISON YOUNG is managing partner of Red, White and Blue Strategies, and Chair of the firm’s leadership training practice group. A certified coach and nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence, Young advises international NGOs, hedge funds, and corporate clients on leadership, culture, and philanthropy. Young is an on-air contributor for BCC, Dan Abrams Live, and 6ABC’s Inside Story. Young also serves on the faculty of The Campaign School at Yale. Young is a former Senior White House Official, having served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and director of USA Freedom Corps. Young earned a BA from Grove City College and an MA from George Washington University. She is an appointed Commissioner to the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial in 2026. Young serves as a board member for multiple organizations including the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc., and iConnections. She is a member of the Forum of Executive Women and the Pennsylvania Society.