portrait of David Allen

David Allen

Director of Budget and Resource Analysis, Virginia Commonwealth University

David currently works in the Office of Budget and Resource Analysis at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been working in higher ed for over 10 years with a focus on financial management at various levels. In conjunction with the Universities Budget Director, he is responsible for the development and monitoring of the University’s budget of over $1.1 billion. In addition, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the University Budget Re-design initiative, an RCM style budget model, from an incremental model. Finally, he leads a team in the development and implementation of a multi-year financial planning tool for senior leadership and the development and implementation of budget plans for the universities strategic initiatives. Over his career, he has been the Associate Dean for Business and Administration for a School of Nursing, the Director of Administration for the Center of Clinical and Translational Science and has work in various roles with a School of Medicine. David is a CPA with a master’s degree in accounting and information systems and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Administration.