|Charles M. AlleN, CPA
Chief Executive Officer, Crowe Horwath LLP
Chuck Allen has more than 30 years of assurance, acquisition, divestiture, corporate finance and strategic business consulting experience leading the engagement teams for a number of financial, strategic, and venture investors. He currently serves as Crowe’s Chief Executive Officer and is a Member of the Executive Committee for Crowe Horwath LLP.
He is known for providing strategic assistance to private investors in acquiring and financing targeted companies. These services include: managing the due diligence effort; assisting in the senior and mezzanine financing arrangements; structuring of debt and capital investments; and development of incentives for and structuring of participation by management. His experience also includes advising companies as they enter public markets.
Ball State University
Chuck currently chairs Crowe’s Management Committee, serves as a current member of Crowe Horwath International’s Board of Directors and is a Governing Board Member for the Center for Audit Quality. Additionally, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and represents Crowe Horwath LLP as a Member of the AICPA’s Major Firms Group. Chuck is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and is licensed to practice in various states across the Crowe practice geography. He also sits on the board of Junior Achievement of Chicago.
Chuck served previously as Crowe’s managing executive of commercial services, he was the partner in Charge of relationships with the Crowe Horwath International affiliates, as well as being a past member of the boards of directors of Crowe Capital Markets LLC, Horwath Castillo Miranda y Compañía, S.C., and Crowe Wealth Management LLC.