Allison Maki, ’97

Professional Association: Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Detroit Lions

Education: B.A., Albion College, 1997.

Allison Maki serves as the Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer of the Detroit Lions. Maki originally joined the Lions in 2004 as the director of finance and in 2008, she was promoted to vice president of finance, a position she retained for seven years. Maki was named to her current role in 2015. She oversees the team’s finance and information technology functions, as well as the facility operations at the Lions’ Practice Facility in Allen Park. She assists in the oversight and management of the organization’s key business partners, while serving as the Treasurer for Detroit Lions Charities. Maki is currently one of only eight female chief financial officers in the NFL. She currently serves as a member of the NFL’s Club Technology Advisory Board.

Maki graduated from Albion with a degree in economics and management and upon graduation worked with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Detroit for seven years. Maki received the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019.

Maki and her husband, Ryan, ’97, reside in South Lyon, MI with twins Colin and Kendall and their mischievous Labrador retriever.

Maki serves as an Albion College trustee because…

…the Albion experience made such an impact on her life, both personally and professionally. She wants to help continue that for the next generation of Albion students.