John C. Allen III


As a founding Principal of DMSI, John is responsible for the financial and legal aspects of its businesses, as well as overseeing key client accounts. Prior to joining DMSI, John founded Retail Express, Inc., a third-party logistics provider, in 1987. DMSI and Retail Express, Inc. merged in 1990.

With extensive experience in retail department store operations and distribution, John previously held the title of Senior Vice President – Operations with J. B. Ivey & Co before joining DMSI. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University.