October 8, 2018
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association
Margo M. Allen serves as ACERA’s Fiscal Services Officer, where her department provides accounting and financial services to all ACERA departments. She began her appointment as the Fiscal Services Officer February 4, 2013.
Ms. Allen has over thirty years’ experience in government, business, and industrial operations. Previously, Ms. Allen worked as Executive Director for the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce and served on various economic and industrial development boards. Prior to her economic development work, Ms. Allen taught for thirteen years as a professor of business and management, instructing undergraduate strategic and operations management, statistics, and numerous management theory and leadership courses.
Prior to her civilian career, Ms. Allen served for over twenty years in the United States Air Force. During her time in the Air Force, she worked as Director of Logistical and Aerospace Systems Operations, Director of Aircraft Maintenance and Production, and Director of Total Quality Management, overseeing budgets, logistics, and production for defense projects and operations. Ms. Allen also directed and supervised aircraft fabrication operations, advancing from her entrée as a Metals Technologist.
Ms. Allen has her Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Science, her Master of Science in Human Resource Management, and her Bachelor of Science in Management Studies.
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