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Trip Liaison

David Allen

David has over 20 years of experience driving growth for corporations, community agencies, and foundations, including Outward Bound, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and The Nature Conservancy. In recent years David has worked as an operations and product management guru for three healthcare technology start-ups. David is currently the Co-founder and VP of Operations at Trusst Health Inc. (

In his spare time David leads domestic and international hiking, cycling and backpacking trips for the Appalachian Mountain Club. He specializes in peak bagging day trips and extended hut to hut adventures. David has summited all 67 of New England’s 4000 foot peaks and hiked the Long Trail from Massachusetts to Canada. David’s personal travels have taken him to destinations in Asia, Europe, Polynesia, Australia, and the Caribbean.

David holds a BA in psychology and adventure education from Marlboro College and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Hawai’i Pacific University. David is thrilled to join the Semester as Sea team and is eagerly looking forward to making new friends on the ship. He will be joined on the trip by his wife Kim (SP20 Nurse Practitioner) and his 9 year old son Owen. Keep an eye open for David and Owen’s Dungeons and Dragons sign up at the activity fair!