Allen was born and raised in Biloxi, and after attending Ole Miss returned to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He quickly embraced the challenges of rebuilding. He started his professional career practicing Real Estate in 2005, but also spent a number of years working in public facing roles for a variety of organizations. Allen has years of experience working on both Federal and State disaster recovery housing programs, in non-profit business development, and corporate government and public affairs. He has helped develop partnerships and built community collaborations throughout all facets of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This has helped him develop contacts, and integrate into leadership positions in both public and private sector groups. This has allowed him to establish and maintain strong relationships in the community. His work has resulted in a successful career that has produced many highly satisfied clients, partners, and employers.
Allen is an honest and ethical professional who maintains numerous involvements along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Allen now resides in Ocean Springs which he is proud to call home.