Associate Dean Assistant Professor of Insurance
Allen is Associate Dean and an Assistant Professor of Insurance at The American College. He is a 1971 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a master's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Allen taught mathematics at the Air Force Academy from 1979 to 1983. He is a graduate of the Air Forces three officer professional educational institutions: Squadron Officer School, the Air Command and Staff College, and the Air War College.
After more than 21 years as an Air Force officer, Allen entered the financial services industry as an insurance and investments field representative. He holds designations of LUTC Fellow, Chartered Life UnderwriterÂ® (CLUÂ®), Chartered Financial ConsultantÂ® (ChFCÂ®), and Chartered Advisor for Senior LivingÂ®(CASLÂ®) from The American College, and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFPÂ®) designee. As a financial planner, Allen focused his practice around the needs of senior clients such as income distribution, health, housing, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care, and end-of-life challenges. In 1999, Allen was named the "Underwriter of the Year" by the Montgomery (AL) Association of Life Underwriters.
He has been married over 36 years to Faye, and they are the parents of two daughters, Marta and Tara. In spare moments, Allen enjoys reading, music jams, and song writing.