Occupation: Corporate Board Member, Private Investor
Occupational Background: Over 30 years of experience creating, building and financing global companies. Company Co-Founder, President, CEO and Board Member; Venture Capital Investor; Marketing Executive; Automotive and Aerospace Engineer.
Educational Background: BS in Mechanical Engineering, Minor emphasis in Business: Purdue University. Public schools K-12.
Prior Governmental Experience: Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor of Oregon. Appointed by President George W. Bush to the US Japan Private Sector Government Commission.
Family: Married for 25 years to Debbie, three children
Community Service: Former Chairman: OMSI, Oregon Council of the American Electronics Association, Oregon Council for Knowledge and Economic Development, and the Oregon Business Plan. Board Member: Oregon Innovation Council, Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute, and Oregon Business Council. Youth soccer and baseball coach. Governor's Community Involvement Award.
Performance and Trust
The Treasurer must be an experienced and trusted manager whose top priority is providing financial peace of mind for our retirees and schools. Oregonians need to know that the investments they rely on to support them are sound. Allen has 30 years of private sector experience in starting companies, managing investments, and creating jobs for Oregonians. The Business Journal named him 2002's High Tech Executive of the Year and one of Oregon's top CEOs in 2004. Forbes magazine recognized his company the "Fourth Fastest Growing Technology Company" in the US in 2005.
Fiscal Strength in a Global Economy
While other career politicians have been running for office, Allen has been running businesses and gathering the experience Oregonians need in a trusted public servant. Oregon must have leadership who understands the global economy of the 21st century. Allen's life experiences allow him to fully understand all of our investment options in an increasingly competitive, complex and fast paced world. He will provide steady, experienced investment leadership to continue earning the highest possible investment returns for Oregonians.
Allen Alley - Experience you can Trust
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