Allison Spengler Foster is an Award-Winning Executive Leader with over 17 years of experience driving business goals and growth through team leadership, strategic planning, and relationship development. She has proven successes in the fast-paced, highly competitive diagnostic technology industry. She is currently consulting as VP of Commercial Development and B2B Sales with Affordable Pet Labs, an emerging diagnostic company in the veterinary space. Her 17 years of veterinary sales experience has been with IDEXX Labs, the global leader for companion animal diagnostic analyzers and lab services. She has excelled at IDEXX in capital equipment sales and corporate account management roles. She was awarded Veterinary Diagnostic Specialist of the year in 2017 and consistently exceeded sales goals by an average of 129% while in sales roles at IDEXX. She maintains close relationships with several consolidators in the veterinary industry and consulted with Galaxy Vets as Director of Integrations, creating process improvement for their stabilization value stream.
She drives the success of individuals and teams by inspiring joy and recognizing the talents of unique individuals. She has a solid ability to convey complex concepts in easy-to-understand terms and has demonstrated successes in leading teams to excel in high-stress, matrixed environments.
Allison lives in the north Texas area, close to Dallas, with her husband and spends her spare time volunteering as a career coach and mentor for Dress for Success Dallas. She recently completed Cornell’s course for financial management and has been awarded a scholarship from Girls Who Sell Academy, sponsored by Frost & Sullivan. She has completed training courses in Action Selling, Kanban, and Stanford’s Design Thinking. Allison is passionate about innovation in animal healthcare and believes that pets bring out the best in people. She strives to find and commercialize solutions that expand the veterinary practice’s ability to meet the needs of pet owners.