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Guest Name
David Allen
Guest Occupation
Legal Broker
Guest Biography
David Allen is a highly accomplished individual who served as the Mayor and CEO of Prairie View, Texas. With his exceptional leadership, he oversaw City Administration, Police, and Public Works, propelling the city towards unprecedented growth and prosperity.
During his tenure, Prairie View experienced an extraordinary economic surge, witnessing a staggering $600 million worth of development within a mere four-year span. One of the notable areas of growth was in student housing, with the addition of over 5,000 beds. This expansion, along with the establishment of new restaurants, convenience stores, townhomes, retail spaces, and even a hotel, has contributed to the creation of a vibrant and thriving community.
Beyond the physical infrastructure, David Allen's visionary approach resulted in a significant increase in revenue for the city. Property taxes alone contributed an additional $1.9 million to the city's budget, enabling improvements in city services and the expansion of the police force. Notably, he also prioritized lowering property taxes for residents aged 65 and above, ensuring a fair and inclusive approach to economic development.
In addition to his expertise in economic development, David Allen is a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist. With a deep understanding of privacy and security laws, including FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act) and others, he assists businesses and associations in educating and ensuring compliance with these crucial regulations. His focus on handling Personally Identifiable Information (PII) helps organizations protect themselves and their customers from the ever-present threat of identity theft.