Allen Borden is a 1974 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in finance. He did post graduate studies in business administration at Corpus Christi State University. He was an assistant to the Workers Compensation Rate Development Department at the Texas State Board of Insurance in Austin.
Allen obtained his CPCU and CIC designations after joining Borden Insurance in 1975. He has been the Surety Manager for Marsh & McLennan in Corpus Christi and later Vice President and Manager of Marsh & McLennan operations in Corpus Christi. His duties included responsibility for handling energy related industries, contractors, broadcast and financial institutions. He is a former member of the Texas Windstorm Advisory Board and past president of the Independent Agents of the Coastal Bend.
Allen is an adjunct professor of Risk Management & Insurance at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi. His volunteer activities include serving as a Sea Scout and Boy Scout leader, Vice President of Risk Management of the South Texas Council of the Boy Scouts of America, past president of the Friends of the Museum of Science & History, Director of the Texas State Aquarium, past president of the Coastal Bend Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, past president of the University of Texas Ex-Students Association's Coastal Bend Chapter, Trustee of the Morris L. Lichtenstein Medical Research Foundation and a member of the UT Marine Science Advisory Council.