John W. Allen
As G&A's President and CEO, John W. Allen oversees the daily operations of the company and is heavily involved in the strategic outlook and growth of the firm. Before co-founding G&A with Chairman Tony Grijalva in 1995, John was a consulting partner with Grant Thornton, where he worked with emerging-growth companies and cultivated his management consulting and financial expertise.
A PPACA-certified and licensed life and health insurance agent, John is actively involved in the Houston business community, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He earned both his bachelor's degree in accounting and his master's degree in management consulting from Brigham Young University.