Tim Allen - Chicostart

Tim Allen is the founder and managing partner of Ozbun Allen, LLC- a strategic

management consulting organization. Ozbun Allen provides organizations with strategic

advisement on Corporate Strategy, Market Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Raising

Capital, Business Development, Succession Planning, and Leadership Development.

Tim also serves as a strategic advisor to MC2 Design group, Inc. a full service design

firm specializing in Marketing Strategy, Internet Development, Media Development, and

Social/Interactive Media.

Tim has a track record of helping companies develop and execute profitable strategies

that focus on building trusting relationships with customers, growing brand equity, and

driving operational excellence. He has had the unique experience of building successes

in start-up, mid-market organizations, and Fortune 50 global companies.

As it relates to Chico Start, Tim has deep experience in both investing in, and raising

capital for, startups and early stage companies. His passion is helping leaders and

organizations achieve their fullest potential. He is also committed to helping companies

positively impact their local communities by developing a positive focus on social impact

and the double bottom line.

Tim has served as a board member for several regional and national non-profit

organizations. Tim is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno with a B.S. degree in

Business Administration (emphasis in Technology & Supply Chain Management) and

earned his MBA in Marketing and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at

Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He is currently an active participant at the

Internet of Things- Supply Chain Edge Lab at the Arizona State University in Tempe, Az.