Allan, a Chicago native, is a degreed meteorologist, a member of the Chicago Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and has been with Murray and Trettel and Weather Command since March 1997. Allan’s main focus in the past has been forecasting/supervising the overnight shift until he became the Assistant Manger in early 2015 where he was involved in new employee training and scheduling of staff. Allan was the Director of the Operations Forecast Division from April 2016 through August 2023. Allan remains the Chief Meteorologist since being promoted to the position in December 2019.
Allan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University in 1996. While there; he did daily forecasts for the Northern Illinois University Newspaper-The Northern Star.
Family is extremely important to Allan. Whether its driving his children to respective sports and activities, he also helps out with various aspects of those activities including coaching. Allan’s other hobbies include photographing nature and weather phenomena, astronomy, reading about anything scientific and music.