Dr. Allison Garrett

Dr. Allison Garrett currently serves as the Executive Vice President at Abilene Christian University. She received her BA from Oklahoma Christian University in just two years and then earned law degrees at the University of Tulsa and Georgetown University. She is a member of both the Oklahoma and Arkansas bars.

Her professional experience includes a decade working for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc in Bentonville, Ark., where she served as Vice President of Benefits Compliance and Planning, Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate Division, and Assistant Secretary. From 2007 to August 2012, Dr. Garrett oversaw Oklahoma Christian University’s three colleges graduate studies, the registrar’s office, international programs, Honors, the student success program, the library, Institutional Research, and faculty technical support group as well as the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

She co-chairs the board of the Dallas-based National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and is active with the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature (NCCIL) in Abilene She is a published author on a variety of international, corporate governance and pharmacy law topics.

She and her husband, Chip, also an attorney, have three children, Ethan, Tori and Noah.