Allen is a Director in FGMK’s Data Management Practice. With a background that includes consulting for Fortune 500 companies, Allen has valuable experience across a wide variety of industries including sales, service, manufacturing, real estate and financial services. Prior to joining FGMK in 2014, Allen spent 15 years in the financial services industry serving as a CFO for broker-dealers, introducing brokers, asset managers, and fund administration firms.
As CFO of Beeland Management Company, Allen managed over $450 million of investments in the Rogers International Commodity Index. As the sole holder of the domestic license in the U.S., Allen’s role included direct management of the futures positions and rebalancing of the Index on a monthly basis. Concurrent to his role with Beeland, Allen also served as CFO of Price Holdings which was a holding company for several financial services firms.
In 2006, Allen was a founding member of Fund Dynamics, a hedge fund administration firm. Allen grew the firm and ultimately introduced the business to FGMK. As an accomplished problem solver, he also provides process improvement consulting services for business of all sizes. His custom-crafted applications cut data-intensive processes down from hours to just a few seconds. These tools have been provided both internally here at FGMK and externally to many clients with great success.