Allison Dukes Gilmore
Allison Gilmore is a sought-after instructor, trainer, and keynote speaker in the field of spontaneous and intuitive leadership. She’s taught a variety of people, in a variety of industries, the use of improvisation to become better communicators, team members and leaders. Building upon her 20+ years experience in improvisational comedy with the performing groups, Laughing Matters and The Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy, Allison bridges the tools of improvisation with business management skills to teach people the principles of leadership through intuitive and spontaneous thinking.
Recent improv training clients include Autotrader, Benefit Cosmetics, CareerBuilder.com, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Communications, Dell SecureWorks, Newell Rubbermaid, Siemens, The Southern Company, Turner Broadcasting and TIAA-Cref.
Allison currently holds the leadership role of Director of the Doctoral Program in Business at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. She received her degree in theater from the College of Charleston and has trained extensively with improvisational trainers around the country.