Senior Learning Portfolio Manager
McKinsey & Company
Allison Thom is a Senior Learning Portfolio Manager at McKinsey & Company. She manages the portfolio focused on all the learning that happens outside of the formal classroom through digital learning, learning on teams, coaching, and many other opportunities to learn. She also leads efforts to collaborate with McKinsey’s offices worldwide to support them in the learning they offer locally and improve sharing of best practices on learning and development. She is passionate about helping others develop and created Coach Now, a digitally supported program that offers coaching in the moment, so McKinsey consultants have access to a coach any time they need it.
Allison has spent the last 18 years at McKinsey, with most of that time in Learning and Development. She holds Masters degrees in Counseling and Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a BA from the University of Notre Dame.
Allison lives in Connecticut with her three sons and her husband. Thankfully, she loves sports and being active, so has plenty in common with her household of boys. Some of her favorite activities are stand-up paddle, Pilates, and cheering for her sons’ various sports teams.