Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
As Chief Accounting Officer, Jim is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting matters for DISH.
Prior to joining DISH, Jim served as a Managing Director at Opportune LLP, an advisory firm specializing in the energy industry. Previously, he held various positions (including CFO, SVP of Finance and Treasurer) at Neo Performance Materials (formerly Molycorp, Inc.), a manufacturer of advanced industrial materials.
Earlier in his career, Jim spent twenty years in public accounting, rising to the role of partner at the KPMG Denver office. While at KPMG, as well as during his earlier role at Arthur Andersen, Jim gained significant insights into DISH financials and operations, serving as an external auditor for the business.
A certified public accountant licensed in Colorado, Mr. Allen received his B.S. degree in business administration - accounting from Colorado State University.
Jim enjoys skiing, traveling and spending time with his wife and their two daughters.