Chan brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the Kenan Institute Board of Advisors. He has worked in a range of entrepreneurial, educational, corporate and consulting organizations, including Booz, Allen & Hamilton, where he conducted and led studies for large corporations in strategy, operations and business process re-design; Resource Mosaic, an Atlanta-based consulting, talent identification and staffing firm he co-founded in 2006; and the University of Notre Dame-based Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, where he served as executive director. Prior to joining Morgan Creek Capital, Allen served as the executive director of the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program from 2012 through 2020.
Allen is very committed and involved in the community. He currently serves on the National Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, Morehouse College and Atlanta Life Insurance Company. He has previously served on the boards of several other Atlanta-based organizations, including the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Families First and Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Allen received an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor’s in Engineering from Texas A&M. He currently lives in Chapel Hill, N.C. with his wife, Kathryn.