Chris Allen (he/him)

President & CEO

Chris has over two decades of experience addressing health disparities within marginalized communities; creating and implementing effective and engaging programming, and capacity building.

Chris grew up in Milwaukee and personally experienced many of the challenges that exist for LGBTQ+ individuals. He joined Diverse & Resilient as a Youth Advisor in his sophomore year of high school. His association with Diverse & Resilient culminated with becoming Program Manager of Milwaukee Programs in 2015.

Professional development opportunities took Chris to Texas where he served as a member of UT Austin’s Health Innovation and Evaluation Team and collaborated with the Texas Department of State Health Services where he focused on HIV prevention and care. Chris most recently served as the Manager of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Engagement for Goodwill of Central Texas.