W. D Allen is an Adjunct Professor at the Trulaske College of Business and Coordinator of the Allen Angel Capital Education Program (AACE). In former lives he was a fixed income manager, real estate developer, small business owner, purchasing manager, fry cook, aspiring musician, and a heavy equipment operator. (This guy can’t figure out what he wants to be when he grows up!)
As coordinator of AACE, W. D oversees a multi-disciplinary class of 16 students. He helps guide them through all aspects of angel investing with real dollar investments in class deal flow from prescreen to investment and harvesting. The class also participates in deals through membership in Centennial Investors.
PhD - University of Missouri (2006)