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Allison Maki
Senior Vice President of Administration, CFO

Biography

Now in her 13th year with the Lions, Allison Maki serves as the Lions Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for management of the financial operations of the team and stadium-related entities, as well as the team’s human resources and information technology functions.  Additionally, she also oversees the facility operations at the Lions Headquarters and Training Facility in Allen Park.  Maki assists in the oversight and management of key business partners, while maintaining her role as treasurer for Detroit Lions Charities

Now in her 13th year with the Lions, Allison Maki serves as the Lions Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for management of the financial operations of the team and stadium-related entities, as well as the team’s human resources and information technology functions.  Additionally, she also oversees the facility operations at the Lions Headquarters and Training Facility in Allen Park.  Maki assists in the oversight and management of key business partners, while maintaining her role as treasurer for Detroit Lions Charities

Entering the 2016 season, Maki is currently one of only seven female chief financial officers in the NFL, joining Karen Murphy (Chicago), Kelly Flanagan (Jacksonville), Christine Procops (New York Giants), Jeanne M. Bonk (San Diego), Karen Spencer (Seattle) and Jenneen Kaufman (Tennessee).

In her previous role as the team’s Vice President of Finance and Administration, Maki managed the financial and human resources operations for the Lions and Ford Field. She was also responsible for the organization’s treasury functions and managing all internal and external audits while working closely with the NFL finance staff.

Before coming to the Lions in 2004, Maki, a CPA, spent seven years at Ernst & Young LLP in Detroit as an Assurance and Advisory Business Services Manager, overseeing audits of public and private companies. Maki also led the Employee Benefit Plan audit group for the Detroit office.

She is a graduate of Albion College and resides in South Lyon, Mich. with her husband, Ryan Maki, and twins, Colin and Kendall.

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