Allan is an entrepreneurial business development executive with experience across multiple industries and currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Sprout Funding. Allan joined the Sprout team via the acquisition of Jet Capital where he was co-founder and COO/CEO since inception in 2015. Prior to that, he was VP of Strategy & Implementation at Exeter Finance Corp where he led strategy and strategic initiatives to help them grow from $200 Million to $3 Billion in receivables.
He earned his Chemical Engineering Degree from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 1990 and his early career included time with A.E. Staley Mfg., Monsanto, Reicchold Chemical, and Dow before joining the Circle 360 executive team where he oversaw investor relations, business development, and strategic partnerships. In 1996, Allan co-founded Quick Reference Corporation and in 2008 he cofounded Pacific Hemisphere Company. His 30 years of experience include executive management, operations, business development, sales, global account management, process/production engineering, R&D, and risk management.
He was a founder and CFO of Annie’s Golf Classic, raising over $225k for charitable organizations during his tenure, and is an active member of Rotary International and Knights of Columbus, where he spent 12 years as a youth leader. He married his high school sweetheart in 1990 and together they have a son, a daughter and son-in-law who is a B52 pilot, and 2 grandsons.