Allison Meiresonne-Hickey is a strategic and innovative thinker with a track record of success in creating and implementing solutions that build brands and drive sales. She newly serves in the role of Group Account Director at Sparks & Honey, a cultural insights agency, guiding brands with where the world is going, today and into the future.
Her branding and marketing experience over the past 20 years includes 11 years at Man Made Music (MMM), a strategic music & sound studio that specializes in the creation of sonic identity systems, as President, Brand Partnerships, where she built and managed C-level relationships with clients and strategic partners to create long term engagements with companies like AT&T, IMAX and Mattel. She was featured in Billboard’s “Executive Turntable” for her achievements. Prior to Allison’s time at MMM, she was a global model and brand ambassador for businesses like L’Oréal and Tommy Hilfiger.
Allison actively serves on the board of the NYC Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and the Star Mountain Charitable Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that aims to create scalable and sustainable positive societal economic impact, as well as being a member of “She Runs It” (formerly Advertising Women of New York), SheSays and 2020 Women on Corporate Boards.
As an alumni of New York University’s (NYU) Gallatin School, where she graduated with honors, Allison has been featured in the NYU Alumni Speaker Series and profiled in the Alumni publication ‘Gallatin Today.’ She currently mentors high-achieving NYU students, as well as other rising stars from her associations with She Runs It and YPO.
Allison grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan as the oldest of 4 children and resides in New York City with her husband Brett and son Jackson.