Allison Hubbard, MBA

Principal + Chief Operating Officer / Corporate Treasurer

St. Edward’s University / Baylor University / Texas Woman’s University

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    A black and white portrait of Allison Hubbard, a Senior Principal, Chief Operating Officer, and Corporate Treasurer with GFF, in front of a white background.
    Allison Hubbard is a Senior Principal, Chief Operating Officer, and Corporate Treasurer with GFF.

    Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Treasurer, Allison A. Hubbard, MBA, joined GFF in 1997. With over 24 years of experience, she has been a key leader and motivator for GFF and directs the business operations of the firm, including managing corporate finances and legal matters as well as accounting and human resources, and creating, executing and implementing operating strategies and policies. In a critical business role, Allison works with more than 130 practicing architects, interior designers, interns, and support staff in handling their financial, healthcare, and other human resources related issues. She embraces the ever-challenging need to stay informed of new trends and legislation affecting all aspects of GFF’s corporate affairs. Allison is a trusted advisor and as such, serves on GFF’s Board of Directors, is a member of the Executive Leadership team, and is GFF’s Corporate Treasurer.

    Allison is a member of several professional organizations including the CFO Alliance, Dallas Human Resource Association and the Society for Human Resource Management. She is also an avid volunteer for several civic organizations, taking leadership roles within each. Currently, she serves on the Board for Incarnation House, a non-profit that offers a safe place for at-risk teens in Dallas to come afterschool to build relationships, with caring adults, receive meals, and gain access to essential services. Allison graduated from the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dallas Class of 2009 and remains an active member of Leadership Dallas Alumni. In 2016 she graduated from The Real Estate Council’s (TREC) inaugural Executive Leadership Class (ELC) and a is 2006 graduate of TREC’s Associate Leadership Council (ALC). She served as the ALC Alumni’s Treasurer and is a past member of the ALCAA steering committee. She served on the American Cancer Society High Plains Division – North Texas Region’s Greater Dallas Board and served as the 2014-2016 Chair. Additionally, she is serving a three year term (2019 – 2021) on TREC Foundation Board, recently served as the Chair for TREC’s Professional Services Committee and serves on the both the Leadership Development Advisory Committee and the Talent Capital Forum. Her other passions include adoption advocacy for “Adopt the Right Way” and the American Cancer Society’s Corporate Hero Circle. She currently serves on the Board as Treasurer for Empower Zambia, a non-profit organization based in the United States that seeks to establish itself as a leading professional business training program in Zambia, Africa. Allison is a Host Committee Member for Soup’s On! 2019 benefitting the Stewpot, which has been serving second chances to our neighbors experiencing and at-risk of homelessness. She is also current member of the Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical.

    Allison received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Edward’s University, and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University. Allison is a member of Park Cities Baptist Church and resides in Dallas with her husband and three children.

    Our People

    Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

    Alix Rios

    Associate Principal + Studio Director

    Jason Cave

    Associate Principal + Director of Civic Practice

    Jim West

    Principal + Managing Director – Austin

    John Shiver

    Associate Principal + Director of Education Practice

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


    Read the latest news about our work and learn more about our firm culture

    2nd Annual Portfolio Workshop

    GFF is hosting it's second annual FREE Portfolio Workshop to assist students in navigating the conceptual and practical aspects of portfolio design and assembly. The virtual workshop will take place on May 31, 2024 followed by an in-person workshop on June 7, 2024 in our Dallas office.

    Turning On A New Light

    We are excited to start 2024 with a new logo, inspired by our new headquarters in the heart of the vibrant Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas. This transition is more than just a change of logo and address; it is an improved reflection of who we are and where we want to go as an industry-leading, design-focused firm.

    Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

    In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

    Life Fellowship Church Unveils Newly Transformed Campus

    GFF developed a new comprehensive campus master plan for Life Fellowship Church (LFC) located in McKinney, Texas, which includes renovation and expansion of their current campus to include a 1,200-seat future worship center, a weekday preschool, additional adult classrooms, and an administrative suite on a very compact site.


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    Our staff of 140 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US

    We Are Hiring!

    We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.

    New Project Opportunities

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    GFF carefully considers the resources of our clients and our planet to create healthier, higher performing environments.