Allison Piper


ali@manhattanresources.com  |  713.980.1400 ext:112

As president of Manhattan Resources, Allison devotes her time to overseeing operations and motivating the team to achieve their goals. She comes to the firm following a career of over 15 years in the retail electricity and natural gas industry, where she served as Chief Operating Officer of Spark Energy, Inc (NASDAQ: SPKE) and StarTex Power (now a division of Constellation). Prior to entering the energy industry, she worked as an occupational and environmental health consultant to the petrochemical, refining and marine transportation industries in the Gulf Coast region.

Throughout her career, she has led marketing and sales, information technology, operations and regulatory teams, hiring and developing people at all levels within an organization. Her knack for asking the right questions, and her ability to connect people processes, have been instrumental to her success.

Allison holds a bachelor’s degree from Clarkson University, a Master of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University. She’s an active Tulane alum, and serves on the Tulane Energy Institute Advisory Board. She serves as Vice President and President-Elect of the Gulf Coast Power Association, and is a founding member and former committee chair of its emPOWERing Women Committee, which hosts an annual women’s leadership conference.