Ally Isom is a leader passionate about bringing people together and tackling tough issues. She is a community leader and strategist where brand, policy, communication, and public engagement intersect. With an inclusive and affirming leadership style, she is uniquely skilled at fostering gender-intelligent teams and building capacity in future leaders.
Ally is the chief strategy and marketing officer for Clyde Companies. She left an executive role in nanotech to run as a 2022 Republican candidate for the United States Senate. She previously headed up global branding and messaging for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; served as the Utah Governor’s deputy chief of staff, communication director, and spokesperson; and spent several years in state agency leadership, with extensive experience as a political, legislative, and campaign consultant.
Highlights from her civic involvement include service as a Kaysville City Councilmember, the Utah Clean Air Partnership Board, the Women’s Leadership Institute executive board chair, the Emerging Leaders Initiative advisory board, The More Good Foundation advisory board, and the Utah Heritage Council. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University. Ally and her husband, Eric, have four children, five grandchildren, and one not entirely bright labrador. When she finds free time, she relishes historical fiction and biographies, preferably on a beach, and mole poblano, pretty much anywhere.