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Owner and Founder


To inspire and build confidence in individuals to be transformed and productive for the glorification of God, personal betterment and empowerment with lifechanging events like The BIRTHING Vision and Entrepreneur Events and women empowerment by way of conferences, workshops, seminars, award luncheons and more.


Jo Allison is Owner & Founder of Jo Allison Ministries and Fresh Oil Fresh Inc. She excels in Ministry, Public Speaking, Communications, Community Service and Entrepreneurship, while coaching others into becoming business owners in their communities as well.

Jo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Minor in Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. She worked for more than 20 years as a certified secretary for corporate companies before retiring.

Jo is an intercessory prayer warrior and serves as Director of Intercessory Prayer in her local assembly at Corinthian Temple Church of God in Christ where her father, the Late Bishop Allison, was founder and now her nephew, Bishop David Todd Whittley, continues the legacy.  She is presently a dedicated member serving in the life of the ministry.  Click on link to see more ​

Jo is a psalmist in her own right with pursuits to complete her first CD single, along with her first publication in the near future.


Jo credits God for the pivotal role in her many achievements in life.

1976 | Licensed as an Evangelist in Church of God In Christ (COGIC)

1990 | Sallie Martin Award Nominee Special Recognition in Gospel Music

1996 | Former President of Evangelist Department of Corinthian Temple COGIC

1998 | Prophetess to the Nations Assignment Affirmed - the Late Bishop Bennie Allison 

1999 | Former National Intercessory Prayer Director of Music Department COGIC

2003 | Former Director of Spiritual Empowerment of Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC

2004 | Assisted in Organizing New Beginning Ministries COGIC - Elder James C. Wiggins, Pastor

2007 | Founded Fresh Oil Fresh Fire Inc.

2015 | State of Illinois Certified Paraprofessional

2015 | Member of the National Association of Professional Women

2018 | Director Intercessory Prayer Ministry of Corinthian Temple COGIC

2019 | Founded Jo Allison Ministries

2019 | Elevated to National Evangelist COGIC

2020 | Member of International Society

of Female Professionals (ISFP)

2020 | Certified Life Purpose Life Coach 

On a Community Service level, Jo volunteers in her own nonprofit, Fresh Oil Fresh Fire, Inc., in various communities throughout the Chicagoland area and at the United for Better Living (UBL) with Bishop Whittley.

Jo is a multifaceted woman, mother, visionary and change agent who continues to be a highly revered Woman of Faith, sharing the Good News and her own transformed life across the country and abroad.

She resides in Illinois with her three sons Joseph Michael, Joshua Nicholas, and Jeremiah, and enjoys family times with them, theater, singing and walking.