Dante Allen is responsible for directing the launch and operations of CalABLE. Dante previously held a leadership role with the California Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity, where he developed communications strategies to promote concepts related to the social determinants of health. He served as a key advisor to the state's senior executive addressing disparities and health inequities. Mr. Allen has also served in senior communications roles at the Chevron Corporation, the St. Joseph Health System, and Kaiser Permanente, where he served as the president of the Kaiser Permanente Association for Employees with Disabilities Business Resource Group. A lifelong Californian, Dante received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis and a Master’s from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication.