Meet Allen Wright

Founder & President

Allen has over 30 years of experience in government relations, public relations, crisis management, advocacy and philanthropy. A former senior executive with Devon Energy and Koch Industries, he has coordinated efforts in public opinion research, digital advocacy, lobbying and strategic charitable investment. Allen’s experience and professional network well positions him to address the most challenging public sector needs and opportunities.

Allen’s public service includes roles in two presidential campaigns as well as serving as chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Frank Lucas. In Oklahoma, he has been involved in candidate and issue campaigns at all levels. Early in his career, Allen served in assistant/aide roles to Oklahoma Governor Henry Bellmon and to Corporation Commissioner J.C. Watts.

Wright currently serves on the following boards:

  • State Chamber of Oklahoma
  • Public Affairs Council
  • Oklahoma Historical Society
  • Friends of the History Center
  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame
  • Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
A fifth generation Oklahoman, Allen is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, a member of the Oklahoma Economic Club and of the OKC Rotary Club. He is also the great-great grandson of Choctaw Chief Allen Wright (1868-72), who is credited with originally suggesting the name for the state of Oklahoma.

Allen has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Central Oklahoma and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma. In 2013, he was honored as a distinguished alumnus of UCO.

Allen and his wife Jacque enjoy their family that includes son Brookes and his wife Emily, and son David. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, golf and OU sports.