Allen Urban

Ventura, California, United States

Allen Urban

Ventura, California, United States

Allen has over 30 years of financial management and operational experience in public accounting, with Coopers & Lybrand, and as a CFO for businesses ranging from closely held start-ups to venture backed organizations, Government Sponsored Enterprises and Tribal governments. Raised in Northern California, Allen has worked in a variety of industries including commercial banking, mortgage banking, physician practice management, HMO, legal, ecommerce retailing, consulting, real estate development, real estate services, property management, business services, construction, airlines, farm/ranch/wine/olive oil, mining/building materials, internet B2C, trucking/distribution, Tribal Government, Tribal Economic Development, gaming, and telecommunications.

Allen considers himself a business man first, an accounting professional second, and has been Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finance and Operation, CEO of Economic/Diversification, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Development for various organizations, including public and private companies, taking one company public, and Tribal Nations. Allen’s experience across a broad variety of industries provides him the foundation to quickly analyze all aspects of the business to identify areas of concern or for improvement and opportunities on which the company can capitalize. His knowledge of finance, systems and operations allows him to develop the financial and information systems and internal controls to support the company’s operations. He possesses high-level skills in strategic business planning, establishment of operational/financial controls, transaction negotiating/structuring, systems integration and conversion, treasury functions, debt and equity funding, human resources, and risk management.

Allen has years of expertise in creating financial forecasts that have been used to raise capital and support business plans. He has raised equity for several companies, including $18 million to recapitalize an HMO with two IPAs and an MSO, operating and acquisition financing several companies, and a $265 million bond offering to finance a casino. Allen has developed and managed merger and acquisition strategies, managed or cleaned up numerous acquisitions and overseen the assimilation of systems and processes related to those and prior acquisitions.

Allen also has experience in dealing with companies that have run into financial problems. Prior to

  • Work
    • Partner at B2B CFO
  • Education
    • BS and MBA, University of California at Berkeley