Drew Allison

Our experienced CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser and Instructor, Drew Allison, has provided leadership in assessment, instruction, and improvement services to commercial companies, government contractors, large and small organizations (both service and engineering organizations). With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and certifications in ITIL, ISO, as well as CMMI, Drew offers expertise on ITIL and CMMI-based improvement and compliance. Verify her CMMI Institute Certifications at CMMI Institute’s Find Partner Sponsored Individual page.

Drew served as an Affiliate to the Software Engineering Institute to assist in the development of the CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC). Her IT services scenario essay was published in the CMMI for Services V1.3 book (second edition) Guidelines for Superior Service (available on Amazon). She has been a speaker at national conferences including the itSMF USA and SEPG conferences. Drew has served as a programmer-analyst, IT service manager, IT systems acquisitions manager, project manager, consultant, computer systems analysis manager, assessment team lead, and instructor.

Ms. Drew Allison is a Certified ITIL Expert, Certified SCRUM Master, Certified ISO 20000 Lead Auditor, Certified QMS Lead Auditor, and Certified CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser and Instructor for CMMI for Development and CMMI for Services. She has more than 25 years of international and domestic experience managing software engineering and IT services, process and performance improvement, development, operations, evaluation, and acquisition. Her experience includes the requirements process, information systems management (including information security), computer systems acquisitions, and systems and software process improvement.

Drew Allison holds certifications for:

  • ITIL (Expert V3, Service Manager V2)
  • SCRUM Alliance certified SCRUM Master
  • ISO (APMG Lead Auditor ISO 20000:2011, Exemplar Global (formerly RABQSA) QMS Lead Auditor, BSI ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2005 and ISO 20000:2011)
  • CMMI (Instructor CMMI for Development, Instructor CMMI for Services, Lead Appraiser CMMI for Development, Lead Appraiser CMMI for Services)

Drew’s education includes:

  • M.S. Computer Science, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Graduate courses in Operations Research program at the George Washington University
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management, George Washington University
  • B.S. Conservation and Resource Studies, University of California at Berkeley