In a 2019 40 Under 40 class packed with over-achievers, Allison Duffy might rank as…well…an over-over-achiever. As her nominator notes, 'Allison has already accomplished what most business owners envision doing by the time they are in their 60's.'
Allison, who earned her MBA from UA's Eller College of Management, is President and Owner of Silverado Technologies, a leading IT consulting company. In the first two years of her leadership, Silverado's business revenue and number of employees doubled.
But growing the business hasn't been the only focus of her leadership. Through a variety of meaningful staff programs-including training, professional development, a policy offering employees eight hours of paid time annually to volunteer for a non-profit and a company campaign in which a staff-chosen non-profit receives an employee-and- company donation each quarter-she has built a thriving work environment that earned the company a place as a finalist for the 2019 Copper Cactus Awards Best Place to Work.
You'll find a list of Allison's volunteer accomplishments in her profile elsewhere in this section, but there's more: She is also a member of the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Community Advisory Board, Commercial Real Estate Women Committee Chair, YMCA campaign volunteer and Ronald McDonald House volunteer.
In something of an understatement, her nominator concluded, 'Allison Duffy is a model of strong leadership for community and employees.' An over-over-over-achiever, perhaps?