Mr. George Allen retired as a Department of Defense Senior Executive Service member in 2003 culminating a 30-year civilian career. He also holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University. He also completed studies from the Federal Executive Institute, Center for Creative Leadership, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Harvard Program on Negotiation.
His key assignments include: Deputy Commander, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia; Deputy Commander, Defense Personnel Support Center; and Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Commander, Defense Industrial Supply Center. Mr. Allen was a major force in shaping Defense Logistics helping to reduce costs, excessive lead times and improving readiness in all U.S. Armed Forces. As he moved on to the Defense Personnel Support Center and to the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, he had a profound effect on the support to the Army by providing Medical Clothing and Textiles as well as subsistence to our Army and the rest of the Armed Forces. As the Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Commander for the Defense Industrial Supply Center, he directed all aspects of resource management for up to 2,700 employees engaged in purchasing, managing, and distributing $900 million dollars of industrial hardware to Department of Defense activities worldwide.