About Us

Alison Stephens

Director of Advancement
Where did you attend college?
A: B.A. from the University of Notre Dame

What year did you join MBCA? 
A: 2014

What do you love about MBCA? 
A: I love the families and my colleagues. I am so blessed to be surrounded by men and women who care so deeply about the school's mission and our commitment to Christ-centered excellence. These are my people - we love and laugh hard! 

What is your all-time favorite sports team? 
A: Tie - the Atlanta Braves and the Fighting Irish. 

What is your favorite Bible verse, and why? 
A: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 - "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." Changing your mindset to one of gratitude changes everything! 

What are three fun facts about yourself?
A: I have my open water SCUBA certification and love to learn about sharks. 
Photography is my favorite hobby and provides me an essential creative outlet. 
My background is in newspaper reporting, and I once had my face on billboards in northern Indiana advertising the local paper. 

What is your favorite book? 
A: On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King. This is not your typical Stephen King! His life story is compelling on its own, but this book teaches you to be a stronger, more effective writer too.