Dionne T. Allen

Project Specialist

Dionne joined Region VII as a Project Specialist in November 2015. She is responsible in assisting with the preparation and management of community and economic development grants and projects.

Dionne has worked in the nonprofit sector for over six years and has expertise in preparing private and federal grant applications and liaising with government officials and program officers to secure funding. Most notably, she helped secure funding for an economic development project from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Dionne received her bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration and Graphic Design from West Virginia Wesleyan College. In 2012, she completed her master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication from West Virginia University.