Leadership Coach


Inspirational Speaker





From Wall Street and the Illusion of Success

Discovering A Path To Happiness

Alison Lanza Falls climbed the corporate ladder to heights few women have achieved as Managing Director at BankAmerica Securities on Wall Street, and with the prestigious global certification of CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst. Alison became intimately acquainted with stress.

As an “INFJ”, Personality Type “The Persistent Counselor”, Alison turns all her strategic and analytical skills honed over 30 years in corporate and investment banking, to helping people reduce their everyday stress and improve every relationship in their life, both personally and professionally.

As a Certified High Performance Coach™, Alison works with business professionals to consistently live their best life, fully engaged, with joy and with confidence by discovering in themselves the habits of and hallmarks of high performing people.

Ms. Falls also serves on corporate and non-profit Boards as an independent director, with expertise in finance, governance and strategic planning. Her leadership on corporate governance and investment policy is highly respected from her service on the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Board of Directors and as Chair of the Governance Committee and Vice Chair of the Investment Committee from 2007-2010. Alison served as the Chair of the Board of United Way of Greater Toledo from 2005-2008 and also chaired their Finance Committee. Ms. Falls currently serves on the Magruder Hospital Foundation Development Council. 

Education and Certifications:
1. Certified High Performance Coach™
2. Stress Reduction Specialist, From Stressed to Best™
3. MBTI Step I and Step II Certification, MBTI® Certification Program
4. CFA, CFA Institute
5. M.A., Economics, The Ohio State University
6. B.A., Economics, State University of New York -Binghamton

Selected Assignments:
1. A. L. Falls Advisors, LLC, President, 2002-Present
2. Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Board of Directors, 2007-2010
3. Board Chair, United Way of greater Toledo, 2005-2008
4. Bank of America Securities, Managing Director, 1994-2002
5. Continental Bank, Managing Director, 1979-1994
6. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Special Assistant to the Director, 1978-1979

Read About Alison Lanza Falls' Mission of Self-Discovery and Coaching

Read the article featured in the Port Clinton News Herald in February 2022.

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