Allison Braley

Operating Partner

Allison Braley is an Operating Partner focused on marketing at Playground Global, bringing nearly 20 years of marketing, brand-building, and communications expertise to the firm and its portfolio.

Prior to joining Playground, Allison was head of marketing for Canvas, a Ford-owned car subscription company that was acquired by Fair in late 2019, where she then served as VP of Marketing.

Allison’s previous experience includes running marketing for The Information (news) and Zoosk (dating), as well as leading communications and brand for ZocDoc (healthcare). She was also a Director of Media Strategy for OutCast Communications, where she helped build the firm’s New York office. Allison’s agency-side clients over her career have included Facebook, Amazon, Intuit, Johnson & Johnson, and Cisco. Prior to joining Outcast, Allison spent three years as director of public relations for Conde Nast Digital’s stable of digital media brands.

Business Insider named Allison to its annual list of the “top public relations pros in the tech industry” in 2020. PR News named her to its list of the Top Women in PR in 2016.

Allison resides in Alamo, California with her husband, two kids, and an ornery dog.