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Alison Brinkmann


Alison’s career has been with several companies selling specialty chemicals and laboratory supplies.  She spent the last 10 years of her career with Thermo Fisher Scientific holding many positions and left after several years as a Pharmaceutical Market Director. In June 2013, Alison started Simply Sharing, a not-for-profit which provided furniture and household items to those transitioning from homelessness. 

In June 2019, Alison transitioned the organization to another of similar purpose. Alison continues to be locally involved with Sister Cities Essex Haiti on the Policy Committee, HOPE Partnership on the Housing Committee and CRC. Alison joined the Essex Fire Engine Company as a volunteer fire fighter in 2019. Alison and Stephen Brinkmann live on Clark Lane in Essex and enjoy time on Cape Cod. The family enjoys boating on the Connecticut River, skiing, golfing and travel.  Alison is an avid beach bum.

Alison Brinkmann
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