David Allen

David Allen headshot. he is wearing a dark suit with a red tie and white shirt.


Executive Vice President

Board Member Since


David is responsible for McKinstry’s brand development, managing the company’s strategic positioning, and overseeing its business development, community relations, and client service activities. He is widely respected for helping create McKinstry’s positioning strategy… a strategy that has resulted in the firm’s national reputation as a leader in integrated facility services delivery and engineered solutions in the clean technology sector. 

During his 30 years in the design, construction and facility management industry, David has championed countless marketing, client development, and strategic initiatives for McKinstry, driving its brand value to remarkable heights. Today he is a well-known seminar presenter, workshop leader, and trainer in the areas of corporate communications, branding, business development, marketing, client services, human resource management, workforce development, and project delivery. 

David serves on the boards of several industry associations, trade groups, community-based organizations, and business alliances. Currently, he is Board Chair for both enterprise Seattle and Washington Clean Technology Alliance, while also serving on boards for the National Board of NAIOP and The Seattle Chamber of Commerce.  In addition, he was recently chosen to lead the Construction and Green Design/Building Skill Panel for the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County.