Rick L. Allen serves as Chairman of the Board of Fort Polk Progress. A resident of Leesville, Louisiana, he is currently serving his second term as the city’s mayor. In addition, he is a member of the Governor’s Military Advisory Committee, in his third term as the District D Vice-President of the Louisiana Municipal Association and on the board of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.
Allen is a residential and commercial general contractor and the owner of businesses in both construction and trucking industries. He is a partner in numerous land developments, including property management for commercial and residential rentals. He owns Leesville Motorsports, a motorcycle and ATV shop, and is also a franchisee for Dairy Queen.
He and his wife Traci are parents to three children: Kaitlin, Jailea and Maison and are also the proud grandparents to Sophia Grace. They are active members of their church.