Charles M. Allen
Board of Trustees

Charles M. Allen joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2016. His term concludes on December 31, 2020.

Mr. Allen is a retired partner and past chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath LLP. He served eight years in the latter role before moving to the position of vice chairman from April 2015 to March 2016. Mr. Allen currently is co-chairman of Crowe Horwath International, along with the principal partner of the Chinese member firm.

Mr. Allen also has served on the board of directors of the Center for Audit Quality.

With 40 years of experience, Mr. Allen is known for providing strategic assistance to private and cross-border investors in accounting, reporting, and related business issues involved in acquiring and financing targeted companies. He also advises companies on risk, regulatory compliance and governance.

Mr. Allen holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ball State University.