Alison Gardiner

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

Personal Bio

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 a young son named AJ. 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 in Villa Park, Alison spends her days investing in students’ lives by running an after school tutoring program to help them reach grade level standards.  She also connects caring adults with kids for individualized mentoring and lunch bunch programs.  Since Alison truly has a heart for children, she desires to use encouragement and care to help kids realize and reach their fullest potential.