About A. Hart Associates


Alison Hart, CAE, Principal, brings the experience of an accomplished business and community leader to her clients. Her career has included designing, developing, marketing, and facilitating membership, constituent, and public/private partnership programs. Her work extends to both private sector and nonprofit organizations. Alison served as the Executive Director for the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. She has worked with Chambers throughout the state on strategic planning, growing advocacy efforts through grassroots engagement. Alison was also as the Director of Coalitions and Grassroots Development for Public Affairs Council. Her marketing experience includes Director of Marketing Production at Evanta, a subsidiary of Gartner Publications. She cultivates trusted relationships by delivering significant value to her clients. She navigates them to success by serving as a valuable resource while providing leadership and direct, no nonsense communication. Alison brings 25 years of experience in vision and mission aligned program development and culture-based integrated marketing

She has a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Change Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Public Private Partnership and Coalition Development
  • Program and Project Management
  • Constituent Engagement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Integrated Marketing and Communications
  • Brand Integrity and Management
  • Association Management
  • Grassroots Outreach and Advocacy