Alison Medeck

Special Initiatives Director

Alison was hired in 2020 as the Special Initiatives Director at BLAEDC.  Her diverse professional experience and training brings a new perspective to our organization.  She led our rebranding process in 2021, and continues to develop and implement other special initiatives that support our mission of expanding business, building community, and growing jobs in Crow Wing County.  Alison has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.  Along with over 15 years in the education and counseling field, Alison also brings experience in small business, social media marketing, and professional development training.

As an active community member, Alison’s volunteer experience includes:

  • Gull Lake Sailing School/Gull Lake Yacht Club
  • Crow Wing County 4H Youth Program
  • School Counseling Advisory Board for Forestview Middle School
  • Board Member of the Innovative Schools Project Board (Sourcewell)
  • Member of the Brainerd Service League
  • Ambassador with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce

Alison was born and raised in the Brainerd Lakes Area.  She enjoys spending time on the lake with her family and traveling. Alison is married to Greg, and they have three children, Jackson, Alexa and Blake.