Greg Allen, President
...Greg S. Allen, President, Advance Food Company, Inc.Greg Allen is the President of Advance Food Company, a manufacturer and marketer of value-added food products headquartered in Enid, Oklahoma.
The Company employees 1600 people and its products are sold throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. Sales for 2004 are budgeted at $397 million. Mr. Allen is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a bachelors degree in Philosophy.In 1983 he founded a retail food business which he operated prior to continuing his education at Harvard Law School.After graduating from Harvard, Mr. Allen worked in Palo Alto, California where his legal practice consisted of venture capital financings, initial public offerings and general representation of emerging growth companies.Mr. Allen also was an associate in the Merger and Acquisitions Department of Goldman Sachs and Co. in New York before beginning his career in Palo Alto.Mr. Allen joined Advance Food Company in December of 1990 as Chief Financial Officer and later became the company's Executive Vice President with responsibility for finance, operations and corporate planning.In December 1998, Mr. Allen was appointed President of Advance Food Company.In addition to his responsibilities with Advance Food Company, Mr. Allen is a director of Advance Brands, LLC (a privately held food company) and VoiceLogger, Inc. (a privately held communications technology company).He also currently serves as a trustee for the Enid Community Foundation, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the i2E (formerly the Oklahoma Technology Commercialization Center).Mr. Allen is a member of the Young President's Organization and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma.