Director Since: 2011
Term Expires in: 2023
• Compensation and Personnel (Chair)
Summary: Mr. Allen brings to our Board extensive experience in financial leadership. Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer at Collins Aerospace since 2018 prior to retiring in 2020. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Rockwell Collins, Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, leading the company’s finance activities, including financial planning, accounting, treasury, audit, and tax from 2005 to 2018. Mr. Allen previously served in various financial officer positions at Rockwell Collins and its subsidiaries since 2001. Before joining Rockwell Collins, he served in various roles at Rockwell International, including Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President of Financial Planning, and Assistant Controller. He worked for six years as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche and has passed the certified public accountancy examination. Mr. Allen has been a Director of IPL and WPL since 2011.
Skills and Qualifications: strategic leadership; financial acumen/literacy; legal and regulatory; human resources/executive compensation; risk management; technology systems/cybersecurity; environmental and safety; diversity.