Meet the Team at Allison's!

 

No store is successful without a great team of people running the show behind the scenes and out front! This team works well together and strives to make everyone feel welcomed and satisified with their visit, each one striving to keep the founder, Gord Allison's mission alive and well!

Annette & Scott     Vander Waal

Our Director (Third Generation)

& our CIO/CFO - both are Bibliomaniacs

Lizzy

Sales Associate II - Used Book Inventory Control & Bibliomaniac
(Another Generation of Allison's!)

ANNETTE

Director & Bibliomaniac

(Third Generation)

Annette enjoys a multitude of genres but has a strong draw towards suspense/thrillers and non-fiction based around black history and the World Wars. Having been in the store her whole life, she has a deep seeded loyalty to the family legacy and continuing it into the future. She is often running back and forth to Wisconsin to make sure this legacy continues.

 

SCOTT
CFO/CIO & Bibliomaniac
Scott is a tech & numbers guy but he loves reading about Quantum Physics, fictional adventure, science fiction and history. He is the creator of our new Point of Sale & Labeling System which was a "side project" for him outside his job in Milwaukee, WI. Scott is Annette's spouse.

Lizzy

Maintenance & Fill-in Sales Associate

 

Lizzy is a 4th generation in the bookstore! She is a speedy and meticulous cleaner who has been instrumental in keeping our store clean. She has grown to appreciate various non-fiction genres, classics and Canadian fiction as her primary reading preference. Her passions are her new son, her fiancee and her fur-babies.

Kelsey
Sales Associate II - New Book Inventory Control & Bibliomaniac
Kelsey-Lynn
Sales Associate I & Bibliomaniac

Kelsey-Lynn

Bibliomaniac

 

Kelsey-Lynn moved to North Bay in January 2018 for school as a Personal Support Worker and is now in school for Nursing. She loves to curl up with her cat Hades and read true stories and paranormal adventures. 

Brittany
Sals Associate I & Bibliomaniac

Brittany

Bibliomaniac

Coming Soon!

Kelsey 

Sales Associate II - Inventory Control & Bibliomaniac

 

While not originally from North Bay, Kelsey has come to make North Bay her home. Kelsey spends her time reading true crime and multiple general fiction authors, she also has an affinity for reading indigenous authors both fiction & non-fiction.  One thing she truly enjoys is seeing customers leave with books in their hands!

Mackenzie "Kenzie"
Student Inventory Assistant & Bibliomaniac

Kenzie

Bibliomaniac

Kenzie is a student who spends the majority of her free time reading anything young adult or mythological. She loves reading so much that the only job she was interested in when the time came was at Allison's. She enjoys nothing more than spending time with her family and five adorable dogs.

Maddi
Sals Associate I & Bibliomaniac

Maddi

Bibliomaniac

Coming Soon!

Jayden
Student Inventory Assistant & Bibliomaniac

Jayden

Bibliomaniac

 

Jayden, the youngest member of our team, was born and raised in North Bay. She is currently attending high school and enjoys reading young adult novels and a variety of biographical memoirs. She looks forward to assisting you with your reading needs.

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