Allie Franklin
Allie Franklin

Executive Director

Allie joined Crisis Connections as the Executive Director in 2017. She brings over 20 years of leadership experience to the position. She previously served as the Associate Vice President of Clinical Operations at Optum Pierce Behavioral Health Organization and WA Health Homes. She also held leadership positions at Group Health Cooperative and the Veterans Administration.

Franklin is a nationally recognized expert in childhood grief and loss, and sits on the Board of Directors for The Compassionate Friends, a bereavement support organization with chapters throughout the US. She holds a Master of Science in Social Work degree from The University of Texas at Arlington and is a Licensed Independent Clinic Social Worker in Washington State.

Senior Director of Clinical Operations
Dipti Chrastka

Director of Development & Community Relations / Interim King County 2-1-1 Director
Lauren Rigert

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