Drew Allison

Our experienced Lead Appraiser and Instructor, Drew Allison, has provided appraisal, instruction, and audit services to commercial companies, government contractors, large and small organizations (both service and engineering organizations) for 12 years. With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and certifications in ITIL, ISO, as well as CMMI, SysDevCo offers expertise as a leading authority on ITIL and CMMI-based improvement and compliance. Verify her CMMI Institute Certifications at partners.clearmodel.com/find-partner-sponsored-individual/#

Drew served as an Affiliate to the Software Engineering Institute to assist in the development of the CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC) and continues to assist in the development of new courses and instruction as a member of the CMMI Training Team and CMMI for Services Mini-Team. Her IT services scenario essay was published in the CMMI for Services V1.3 book Guidelines for Superior Service and is currently writing a Technical Report on ITIL, ISO 20000, and CMMI for Services. She has been a speaker at national conferences including the itSMF USA and SEPG conferences. Drew has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry as a software engineer, IT service manager, IT systems acquisitions manager, project manager, consultant, auditor, appraiser, and instructor.

Drew Allison holds certifications for:

  • ITIL (Expert V3, Service Manager V2)
  • ISO (APMG Lead Auditor ISO 20000:2011, RABQSA QMS Lead Auditor, BSI ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2005 and ISO 20000:2011)
  • CMMI (Instructor CMMI for Development, Instructor CMMI for Services, Lead Appraiser CMMI for Development, Lead Appraiser CMMI for Services)
  • SCRUM Alliance certified SCRUM Master

Drew’s education includes:

  • M.S. Computer Science The Johns Hopkins University
  • Graduate courses in Operations Research program at the George Washington University
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management George Washington University
  • B.S. Conservation and Resource Studies University of California at Berkeley