Allen is the Vice President of Marketing for Hatteras Funds. Hatteras is an alternative investment firm based in Raleigh, NC with $2 billion in assets under management. In his role at Hatteras, Allen oversees the Firms’ targeted marketing campaigns focusing on both hedge funds and private equity. Prior to joining Hatteras, Allen was employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serving as a Special Assistant to the Under Secretary. During his tenure at HHS, he coordinated several national public awareness campaigns, including the Unaccompanied Alien Minors program and disaster recovery efforts for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Allen is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Triangle Area Charter School Foundation. Allen received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee, and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, Libby, and sons, Price, and Alex.