As an accredited business advisor, analyst, and executive coach, Allan has consulted for over 100 companies. These organizations have spanned the fields of IT and Engineering to the Wholesale and Aerospace industries, as well as Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.
A global citizen with diverse experience, Allan approaches problem solving and communication in a unique way. Allan was born in Hong Kong, raised in Africa, and educated in the United States. His early career took him to Boston, New York, and Atlanta before he finally settled in the New River Valley as an entrepreneur. After 20 years, he still considers himself a student of business and communication.
Known for his ability to strategize, negotiate, and brainstorm, Allan is often called on for his marketing and project management skills. Bringing about simplicity and focus in the process of bridging the “Knowing – Doing Gap” are his passion.
Allan has been named one of the Top 20 Under 40 by the Blue Ridge Business Journal, Nominated for the NCTC’s “Rising Star” and “NewVa Leadership” Awards, and is a charter member of the “Start with No” Camp negotiation system. Allan is married to Pam and is the proud father of 6 adorable “minions” that they home-school.