Hi, my name is Allen. I am passionate about simple solutions to complex problems. I am a CEO, founder and innovator. I have bused tables, catalogued government documents and founded an innovative consulting firm. Lately I have been using cutting edge analytics to help clients create new social value at Monitor Deloitte.

"Change always begins with the word."

Hilton Als, The New Yorker. February 21, 2015

I have sixteen years experience with leading strategy consulting firm and as CEO advising projects up to $200M. I have advised many of America's leading NGOs, labor organizations, and senior government officials. Guided teams in lean startup methodologies for client services to deliver quicker in volatile spaces. As CEO my proudest moments were directing 28 successful hiring cycles with cloud powered talent prospecting, selection and onboarding.

Founder

As the Founder and CEO of Nesbitt Research since 2005, I built one of the most innovative advisory teams in politics. In just three years, the firm grew to 10 staff and generated annual revenues exceeding $1,000,000. Read my detailed bio Here.

Innovator

I am fanatical about innovation in the service of client success. At Nesbitt Research, I transformed political research by integrating cloud based collaboration, communication and workflow ideas adapted from social web enterprises. Our work has won awards and been featured in the New York Times.

History Maker

I have advised hundreds of government officials. Among them I have counseled the first openly gay U.S. Representative from New York, the first openly gay mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, the first black U.S. Representative from Nevada and the first black U.S. Senate nominee from Florida.