Allegra Erickson has been an active volunteer in Darien since moving to town with her family in 2005. She has served in leadership positions in numerous organizations, including the Darien Library, Noroton Presbyterian Church, Darien Public Schools Parent Associations, and Thriving Youth Darien.
Allegra is chairing The Community Fund’s Investment Committee where she has been a member for 4 years. Allegra served as a community investment panel volunteer for 2 years prior to joining the Board of The Community Fund in 2014. Recently she co-chaired Thriving Youth Darien, a volunteer coalition, convened by The Community Fund, that brings together local community organizations to promote and empower positive youth development and mental health, with the goal of reducing teen substance use.
Allegra graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelors of Engineering and Northwestern University with a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Engineering Management.
Previously Allegra worked as a mechanical engineer for General Motors and a management consultant for AT Kearney. She currently works at the Yale University School of Management in the Office of Admissions.