Alison McLaughlin is happy to join the Leadership Montgomery team as Manager, Events and Special Programs. For the last three years, she was Manager, Events and Operations of the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce. Prior to her event management career, she was a preschool teacher for Silver Spring Day School for seven years and an international moving consultant for Security Storage Company of Washington. Alison is a graduate of the University of Delaware and frequently goes back to her alma mater to cheer on the Blue Hens. She is a lifelong Montgomery County resident and now resides in Silver Spring with her husband, three children and a crazy Springer Spaniel.