|Hometown:||Eden Prairie, Minn.|
|Occupation:||Consumer insights manager with General Mills|
|Family: Married to Doug Pottinger; two daughters, Lauren & Kelsey
Year started curling: 1984Education: Master's degree in marketing from the University of Milwaukee
About Allison Pottinger:
Curls out of: St. Paul Curling Club, St. Paul, Minn.
In her own words: "I learned to curl in Otterburn Park, Quebec, Canada, when I was in sixth grade. I come from a curling family - my father, mother, brother and sister all curl."
Other favorite sports: Running, mountain biking, kayaking and rock climbing. Played softball in college (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh).
Education: Graduated from Richelieu Valley Regional High School in McMasterville, Quebec, Canada. Graduated from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with bachelor's degrees in political science and history in 1994. Earned a MBA in marketing at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1998.