Bret Allphin » Staff

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National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and the NADO Research Foundation (new address as of  January 23, 2020)
122 C Street, NW, Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.921.4440 | Fax: 202.921.4455 |

Bret Allphin
Senior Program Manager
Bret Allphin serves as a Senior Program Manager for NADO, focusing on projects related to rural transportation as well as community and economic development. Prior to joining NADO Bret worked at Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta Ohio from 2001 to 2020, serving as GIS Manager and Development Director. As Development Director Bret managed the public infrastructure financing, comprehensive planning, mapping and data services programs, and contributed to establishing the Regional Transportation Planning Program (RTPO) in Ohio, first designated in 2016. In subsequent employment Bret worked as a consultant assisting communities in rural Ohio with policy development, planning, and project implementation. Bret holds a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the Harry Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Marietta College