Anita Allen

Anita Allen is the founder and Managing Partner of Allen Advisory Group. A former consulting partner in a ‘Big Four’ professional services firm, Anita has over 25 years experience guiding clients to improve business results and implement complex business transformation and technology projects. Anita has significant experience working with executives to improve performance and achieve excellence through work process redesign and improvement, enabling technology, and organizational design and change management. Industries served include pharmaceuticals, professional services, consumer products, and financial services.

Before establishing Allen Advisory Group, Anita was a top performing partner at KPMG Consulting, focused on serving global organizations, enabling clients to achieve breakthrough results. Projects included worldwide implementation of ERP and other global system solutions, performance management systems design, data architecture projects; development of web-based customer management solutions; and implementation of financial management planning and reporting tools. Anita is most effective at quickly understanding strategic and operational challenges and identifying solutions and pathways to develop improved processes and systems and to enable effective organizational models.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Currant, Inc., a startup company building technologies to connect people and organizations after natural disasters.  She is a member of the Board of NACD New Jersey and its Treasurer.   Anita is also an active member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA),  Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), the Women’s President Organization (WPO) and Women United in Philanthropy (WUIP).  She is a former trustee and Past President of the Board of Center for Hope and Safety, and most recently served as co-chair of their Capital Campaign, which raised the funds for the purchase and renovation of a Community Services Center.   

She has a B.S. in Accounting from Monmouth University, and is a licensed CPA in the state of New Jersey.