Allyson Harvin is an outspoken advocate for small businesses. She has been a business owner in Savannah for over 15 years and understands the importance of serving in organizations that support the health of Savannah’s economy. In recognition of her support of small business, Allyson received the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Helen V. Head, Small Business Advocate Award in 2019.
Allyson served four years as the Chair of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. She has served for many years on the Chamber board, Chamber Board Executive Committee, and is currently serving as Vice-Chair. Allyson will assume the Chairmanship in December of 2021.
After graduating high school from Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Allyson earned a BBA in Accounting from Savannah State University and a Master of Professional Communication and Leadership from Georgia Southern University.
Allyson is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and Leadership Southeast Georgia. She is grateful for the many incredible mentors she’s been blessed with and looks for opportunities to mentor others.
In keeping with her belief in servant leadership, Allyson has served on several non-profit boards, including the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society and Goodwill of the Coastal Empire.
Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Allyson has lived in Savannah for over 40 years. While she understands she still doesn’t qualify as being a true Savannahian after a mere 40 years, she considers it her chosen hometown.
Allyson and her husband, Blu, have two adult sons and a 12-year-old daughter. They run their small business together, a testimony to their patience and perseverance. They can be found on the sidelines of whatever sport their daughter is currently playing. Most of all, they feel incredibly blessed to call Savannah home and take full advantage of all her beauty, history, and promise.