Allisa is a born and raised Tennessean with a passion for all things whiskey. She is especially passionate about Tennessee Whiskey and Bourbon. She has worked in the spirits industry for over 16 years. During this time, she has worn many hats including brand marketing, ambassador, educator, and distillery & warehouse operations. She was the first Diageo operations person recognized as a Master of Whiskey. Through her hard work and dedication, she became the Distiller of George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey.
In 2016, she started working for Sazerac of Tennessee as Distiller. She will be an integral part of developing a new Tennessee Whiskey and other fine Tennessee spirits for this new distillery.
She travels the country sharing her industry experiences and knowledge. She can uniquely discuss the business from the distillery and maturing operations side as well as from the marketing and customer perspective. She continues to share her experiences in tastings, seminars, representing women in whiskey and by hands on education in a distillery setting.
Allisa has a B.A in Business Administration from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and M.B.A. from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.