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Harve Allen

Outreach Coordinator, Unmanned Aerial Systems Cluster Initiative (UASCI)

Harve joined the Development Capital Networks team in December 2016 and serves as their outreach coordinator for the UAS Cluster Initiative. Prior to his arrival at DCN, he served over nine years as public information officer for the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, where he was responsible for that state agency's public relations efforts. In addition, he was the Commission's point of contact for all UAS-related inquiries. Harve also spent nearly six years in the Communications Office at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and five years as head of public relations at Oklahoma City Community College. His professional journey also includes stints as director of sports information at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, and as a news assistant and reporter for KSWO-TV in Lawton, Okla.

Harve holds a master’s degree in political science and public management from MSU, and bachelor’s degrees in both business administration and journalism from the University of Oklahoma. He is a deacon and Sunday School teacher, and is an avid sports fan who enjoys serving on the stat crews for both OU football and the Oklahoma City Thunder. He and his wife, Rhonda, have been married for nearly 30 years and have twin sons, Blake and Kyle, also OU graduates.

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