Class of 1970
2012 Distinguished Alumni
Since graduating from Cameron with a degree in business administration, Richard Allen has become a community and business leader whose impact on Lawton-Fort Sill is undeniable. Allen is the owner of Affiliated Van Lines, Inc. and Affiliated Archives, Inc., and is a partner in BOA Commercial Investment Properties. He is actively involved in numerous trade associations, including the Oklahoma Transportation Association, where he is the only professional from Southwest Oklahoma to be appointed to that organization’s Board of Directors.
He is a former president of the Southwest Oklahoma Hospice Foundation, where he continues to serve on the board, and of the Oklahoma Heart Association, Southwest Chapter. Other community involvement includes United Way of Lawton, Comanche County Memorial Hospital Foundation, Lawton Recreation Commission and numerous other organizations.
His service to Cameron is equally impressive. He has been a member of President’s Partner for more than 10 years and has served as both President and a board member of the Cameron University Alumni Association.