Allison Smith

Posted on: October 16, 2018, by :

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, Allison moved to the mountains of western North Carolina to attend UNC Asheville and never left. A founding partner of Olivette Riverside Community and Farm, Allison enjoys collaborating with the Olivette team on everything from branding and design, to community development, to planning future neighborhoods.   A published author and designer, Allison is a contributing designer to twenty-four Lark Books on an array of topics ranging from home décor, to general crafting, to children’s titles.  While not currently seeing clients, she is also a NC Licensed Professional Counselor and enjoys partnering with community members to provide coordinated supportive services for children and families that foster social, emotional, educational, and cultural growth.    An active supporter of animal welfare and environmental causes, Allison lives in Asheville with her husband, Olivette founding partner William Dickerson, where they raised four amazing daughters together.  She has been a NC licensed Real Estate Broker since 2005.