Allen worked in the electric utility business for 39 years holding top leadership positions ranging from Engineering Superintendent to President and COO. Throughout his career he managed large construction projects involving multi-million dollar investments with significant oversight including the start-up of a Nuclear Generation Station. As President he managed the operations, human resources, and external relations for the corporation. These included working with internal management along with State Legislators, State Commissions, United States Senators, Governors, and many local officials to effectively manage relationships and responsibilities.
Allen was most recently Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Indiana Michigan Power where he managed the integration of the company’s financial and regulatory strategies with operations to deliver solid financial results. With practical field experience, multiple leadership positions including executive responsibilities he has a wealth of practical and innovative knowledge used to resolve complex business problems.
Glassburn holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University, a Masters of Arts degree from Ball State University and a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow. Glassburn is a Distinguished Alumnus of Purdue University.
An advocate for education and community development, Glassburn served on many boards throughout his career including many non-for-profit and business boards, including Indiana Michigan Power and First American National Bank, Chamber of Commerce, Habit for Humanity, Junior Achievement, Mid Indiana Mental Health and a host of other boards.
He continues to provide solid leadership by working with organizations to enhance efficiency through the effective use of technology and communications to maximize human performance. Allen and his wife Marcia have three daughters and six grandchildren located in Alexandria, Virginia; Dallas, Texas, and Missoula, Montana. Allen enjoys snow skiing, golf, riding motorcycles and reading.