Chris Allen

Vice President of Business Development

Chris is a strategic, multi-disciplinary project manager and leader with a knack for developing talent. He believes in building long-term professional relationships, as evidenced by clients like Air Products, Farmers Insurance, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Lutron and PP, among others. Chris produces positive experiences based on mutual trust and respect.

What’s your favorite word?
Done. Nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment.

What’s your least favorite word?
No. It’s such a joy kill.

What’s your favorite book?
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

What’s your favorite movie?
The Pope of Greenwich Village by Vincent Patrick. It’s bit dated now, but so authentically New York.

What’s your favorite piece of music?
Angel from Montgomery by Susan Tedeschi

What’s your favorite Crayola crayon color?
Atomic Tangerine

What five people throughout history would you like to have dinner with?
Abe Lincoln, Henry Kissinger, Eleanor Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Robin Williams. Robin would keep it light and Anne would keep me grounded while the others blow my mind.

What is the one place in the world that you would like to see… again or for the first time?
The beaches of Normandy. I was too overwhelmed to soak it all in the first time around.

What is your mantra?
Onward and sideways

What would you like to leave for future generations?
A better world. It ‘s a daunting task, but each little step, or act of kindness, inches us toward a better tomorrow.

Project Success

… the LVEDC Annual Meeting videos. We delighted the customer and connected with other business people who are experiencing growth. Projecting our brand while strengthening our reputation is a win for me.