Senior Strategy Officer, Finance & Business Development
Allen Engstrom serves as Senior Strategy Officer for Finance and Business Development for Champions for Kids. In this capacity, Allen oversees Champions for Kids financial management and stewards CFK’s business development strategy. Allen is owner of CFO Network, a provider of professional accounting and financial solutions to small and medium sized businesses nationwide.
Prior to joining CFO Network in 2004, Allen had accumulated over 10 years of strategic and financial management experience working with a number of high tech corporations, including Intel and Motorola Semiconductor (now Freescale). In that time Mr. Engstrom worked for Intel Capital as a core member of its mergers and acquisitions team, supporting over $4 billion in deals proposed to the Board over a 2.5 year period.
Allen’s last role at Intel was a Strategic Planning Manager in its Communications Group, developing strategy and working with Intel Capital to evaluate and support over 150 deals in a 2 year period. In this role, Mr. Engstrom discovered his passion was working with small business which led him to CFO Network. Since assuming the helm at CFO, Mr. Engstrom has grown the business by an average of over 25% per year.
Allen earned an MBA with an emphasis on Finance and Entrepreneurship from The University of Texas at Austin. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.