Mr. McAllister joined the Americares board in 2013. He is a Partner at SRiCheyenne, an executive search firm, where he focuses on digital media, technology and private equity. Mr. McAllister previously worked for Accelent, Wochit, Mochila and Thomson Reuters Consumer Media. Mr. McAllister started his career as a journalist and spent 17 years at CNN where he served as Executive Vice President and Managing Editor and won Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, Peabody, National Headliner and other awards. He earned a B.A. in English from Amherst College.