In our HouseCanary Employee Spotlight blog series, we highlight some of our exceptional Canaries that make HouseCanary such a great place to be.
In this edition of the HouseCanary Employee Spotlight, meet Allison Whealton, Solutions Architect.
As the Solutions Architect at HouseCanary, Allison works with potential customers and provides technical engineering support to the sales team on larger deals. Allison graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nevada-Reno with degrees in both Economics and International Affairs. In her free time, Allison enjoys skiing, hiking and spending time with her dog, Zero, around Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevadas.
We caught up with Allison and got to know a little more about her.
What is your role at HouseCanary?
Allison: I’m HouseCanary’s Solutions Architect, which means I’m in charge of adapting our products to fit client needs and handling all technical aspects of the business development process.
What is your favorite thing about working at HouseCanary?
The amazing and talented folks I get to work with day in and day out! And the snacks. Definitely the snacks.
What aspect of your job do you enjoy the most?
I love getting to travel and visit other cities. The flights can be long and time changes tiring, but I’m slowly, but surely crossing off all the states in the nation!
Describe your role in 3 words.
Finserv Sales Engineer.
What’s the last book you read?
The Girl on the Train. It’s definitely worth the read, and it’s way better than the movie.
Do you have any pet peeves?
Misplaced quotation marks, even though they’re often quite hilarious.
Favorite sports team?
Oakland Raiders! #RaiderNation #JustWinBaby
Do you have any hobbies? What do you like to do in your spare time?
Outside of work, I love happy hour and hanging with my Brittany spaniel, Zero.
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
I would probably choose to have super speed. I’d never be late again!
What is your favorite place in the world? Why?
Lake Tahoe on the 4th of July. My favorite place on my favorite holiday!
What is your secret talent that no one (until now) knows about?
I’m really good at calculating square roots of strange numbers in my head. Admittedly, it’s a pretty lame party trick.
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