Presenter Allison Giddens

President, Win-Tech

Allison Krache Giddens worked for small business manufacturer Win-Tech, an aerospace precision machine shop in Kennesaw, for 14 years, before buying the company with her business partner in 2020.  She now leads as President for business operations while her business partner, John Hudson, leads manufacturing initiatives. 

 She holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and criminal justice from the University of Georgia, a Masters in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University, a Masters in Manufacturing from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Certificate of Finance from the University of Georgia.  She also holds certificates in Google Analytics and Cybersecurity Risk Management. 

 Allison is actively involved in local workforce development and industry associations, including Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees and Georgia Department of Education’s CTAE Advisory Board.  Allison helped start the Georgia Chapter of Women in Manufacturing and currently serves as Treasurer.  She also serves on the CMMC-AB Industry Advisory Group as Nominations Chair and ND-ISAC as a Small Business Working Group co-lead. 

 Just for fun, she has performed stand-up comedy at the Atlanta Punchline.  She lives in Marietta, Georgia with her ever-patient husband and their two energetic cats