Jody Allen, Chair

Jody Allen


Jody Allen is chair of the Portland Trail Blazers, recognizing the team’s role as a powerful catalyst for civic pride. She is also chair of Vulcan, which she co-founded with brother Paul G. Allen in 1986. For decades, they worked side-by-side across a range of business and philanthropic initiatives. She led development of Moda Center, as well as Lumen Field and Lumen Field Event Center, home of the Seattle Seahawks, of which she is also chair. Allen is co-founder and board chair of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, founding director of MoPOP, Seattle’s acclaimed museum of popular culture, and board chair of the Allen Institute, which works to solve some of the biggest mysteries of bioscience. As trustee of the Paul G. Allen Trust, Jody works to ensure that Paul Allen’s vision is realized for generations to come.