Parkview Collective Director
Myers-Briggs: ENFJ-The Giver
Enneagram Number and Title: 8-The Challenger
Spiritual Gifts: Wisdom, Shepherding, and Leadership
Top Strengths: Relator, Achiever, Activator, Responsibility, and Belief
Originally from St. Charles, Illinois Alison Gardiner completed her undergraduate studies in Biblical Exposition and Theology at Emmaus and received her master’s degree in Social Work from University of Illinois at Chicago. She is married to Austin and they have two kids Aj and Maxwell (Wells). With a passion for people, Alison loves spending time with her family and collaborating with others to make a difference in her community. Outside of her work at Parkview, Alison enjoys crafts and working creatively with her hands. As the Director of Parkview Collective, which allows the church to partner with schools and other churches in Villa Park, Alison spends her days investing in students’ lives. She also connects caring adults with kids for individualized mentoring. Since Alison truly has a heart for children, she desires to use encouragement and care to help kids realize and reach their fullest potential.