Vice President, Partnership Development
Allyn joined GENYOUth in 2011 shortly after the organization was formed. His strategic responsibilities include partnership development, along with management and liaison interface with key GENYOUth funding partners. He also works to outreach and build new relationships with prospective partners both from a national platform perspective and on a more local level working with GENYOUth’s State and Regional partners. Additionally, he works closely with GENYOUth’s CEO to build and manage relationships with NFL Super Bowl Host Committees and their Legacy Fund efforts to generate support for Fuel Up to Play 60. Prior to joining GENYOUth Allyn led a Chicago-based marketing agency with a long history of engagement with Dairy Management Inc. and its multiple business entities — in addition to clients representing multiple “Top 100 Brands.” His early career work began in Brand Management with Procter & Gamble at their global headquarters in Cincinnati – working on key brands in their Food Division. Allyn has held leadership positions in both the Young President Organization and the World’s Presidents Organizations. He is one of the founders of the Chicago Marathon, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for The Palm Springs, California, Unified School District.