Brian Allen, Vice President Government Affairs, Enlyte/Mitchell

Brian Allen is a nationally recognized policy expert for workers’ compensation and insurance issues across the country. Allen currently serves as Vice President of Government Affairs for Mitchell’s Pharmacy Solutions team. In this role, Allen provides clients with insight into new legislation and regulations in pharmacy solutions and workers’ compensation.

Allen frequently authors articles and blogs on relevant issues and is a regular source to reporters working with the various trade journals. Allen is also a frequent speaker and panelist at several conferences and events around the country, including the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (SAWCA), WCI360, the National Drug Abuse Summit, National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC), and many state and regional workers’ compensation conferences.  He is also a member of the Medical Issues Committee and the Regulatory Committee for the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC).  Allen also sits on the Insurance Council of Texas Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee.

Allen has lobbied nationally for workers’ compensation issues for over 19 years and has over 30 years of political experience. Allen is a former elected member of the Utah House of Representatives.  He has been instrumental in the development of drug formularies around the country including Texas, California, Tennessee, Montana and Kentucky.  He was also a contributor to the model drug formulary legislation adopted by the National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) in December of 2019.  Allen has also been a leading voice on opioid prescribing, physician dispensing and the potential impacts of medical marijuana on the workers’ compensation system for several years.

Allen has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry as a licensed agent and agency manager for multi-line insurance agencies.  Allen is currently licensed and maintains a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.