Allison Kapolnek graduated with honors from North Park University with her bachelor of science in nursing degree. She worked as a staff nurse on the adult inpatient psychiatric unit at Northshore Evanston Hospital. She also worked as a school nurse at a private school in Winnetka, where she cared for individuals between the ages of three to fourteen with varying medical and psychosocial needs. Compass is the ideal place for her to combine her passion for the psychiatric and community health fields. In her spare time, she enjoys seeing plays and musicals in Chicago.