Allison Stock grew up on a farm south of Fergus Falls and attended public schools. She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and also served as a Policy Fellow at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She currently serves as Chief of Staff for Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-07). Allison began her career with Mr. Peterson in December of 1995 and has worked for him and in various capacities over the years, including as communications director. She also worked as reporter for the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. She is a member of First Lutheran Church and lives with her daughter Maria in Fergus Falls.