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Allie Owens

Associate Partner, Boston
Serves clients on growth strategy, financial transformations, working capital optimization, transactions, and commercial due diligence

About Allie

Allie is an associate partner in our Aerospace & Defense, Advanced Electronics, Strategy & Corporate Finance, and Private Equity & Principal Investors Practices. She primarily serves advanced industries companies, with a focus on growth strategy, financial transformations, working-capital optimization, and transactions.

Examples of Allie’s recent client experiences include the following:

  • developing the international growth strategy for a large space company, including opportunity assessment, competitive intelligence, and go-to-market strategy
  • developing the growth strategy and business case for more than ten leading technology initiatives at a US defense contractor to determine commercial viability, customer strategy, investment rationale, and go-to-market strategy
  • leading more than ten commercial due diligences for private-equity funds
  • optimizing working capital for a merger in advanced industries
  • designing the top team strategy, growth targets, and operating model for an international defense company
  • optimizing the global footprint for an advanced-electronics client, including assessment of growth outlook and cost to serve for over 70 countries
  • leading a successful US government contract-capture effort and price to win for a defense contractor on a more than $8 billion contract opportunity

Prior to joining the firm, Allie spent 2 years working in strategy and finance at a manufacturing company. She also spent time in the technology investment banking group of a multinational investment bank in New York. She also competed as a professional snowboarder and is an avid outdoors enthusiast.

Published Work

Rethinking inventory management in defense,” McKinsey & Company, May 2021

Perspective on the Future of Space Exploration, McKinsey & Company, July 2017

Past experience

RAMp Skis and Snowboards
General manager


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dartmouth College