Moore welcomes Allison DeBattista as Director and core member of the award-winning advocacy team at the agency’s New Orleans office. As a Louisiana native, Allison has spent more than a decade in nonprofit management and most of her professional career advocating on behalf of individuals with severe health conditions. Allison will direct coalition building and engagement, public relations and other client services.
“We are excited about the growth of our Louisiana office and are thrilled to have a leader like Allison join the Moore team,” said Terrie Ard, President and COO. “Allison’s expertise in grassroots and grasstops coalition building in Louisiana and Mississippi markets as well as her passion for community truly exemplify the Moore team DNA and our culture.”
Before joining Moore, Allison was executive director of Epilepsy Alliance Louisiana. As a passionate advocate for those who needed access to prescriptions and healthcare, Allison increased the statewide organization’s budget by 88 percent with sustainable funding and raised more than $1 million for services. She was responsible for implementing the organization’s business plan and streamlining services to further advance its goals and mission, working tirelessly to bring common-sense policies to Louisiana healthcare.
I am thrilled to join Moore’s dynamic team in the city I adore. At Moore, I’ll be able to assist businesses and community organizations to advance their missions and strategic goals while bringing their visions to life. I’m looking forward to growing our presences and impact in this market,” said Allison DeBattista, Director.
Allison earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana State University Shreveport. She resides in New Orleans with her partner, William.