Allie Gore prefers to be described as a facilitator rather than an instructor. Gore credits her diverse work experiences as the reason she became interested in group dialogue. She is curious about people and how opinions and beliefs are formed. Educated as a professional nurse, Gore worked in different areas of nursing including her favorites, oncology and hospice. She attributes her experiences as a hospice patient and family care coordinator with helping her develop her personal life philosophy. Gore and her husband owned and shared management of auto repair franchises around the Charlotte, NC area.