Alison Bruun

Alison Bruun

Director of Development

abruun@georgefox.edu

Alison Bruun joined the advancement office as the director of development in 2020. Before her arrival, she worked for seven years for the American Diabetes Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington, the last five as executive director and the two before that as manager of special events and corporate development.

During her tenure with the association, she oversaw the implementation of the Let’s Play Portland program, a nutrition and exercise initiative created to help address childhood obesity, and the annual Tour de Cure fundraising event. Previously, Alison worked as the director of development for SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) in Portland, from 2011 to 2013.

Alison earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations from the University of Oregon in 1988. She lives in West Linn with her husband Scott. They have two daughters, Natalie and Katie, who both attend Oregon State University. Their family attends Willamette Christian Church in West Linn.