Our Staff

Randy Allen

President & CEO

 

Randy was born at Culver Union Hospital to Robert and Marilyn Allen. He was raised in Crawfordsville, Indiana where he currently resides. He graduated from North Montgomery High School in 1990 and received an Associate degree in business administration from Vincennes University in 1992.

After moving back to Crawfordsville, Randy opened Allen Monument Company in 1995. He and his wife Debbie live in Crawfordsville and have five children, Kristen, Kyle, Hope, Charlie and Grace. In his free time, Randy enjoys spending time on the lake with his family and friends.

Hope Allen Stone

CSR & General Manager

 

Hope was born and raised in Montgomery County where she currently resides. She joined her father’s business in February 2017. Hope is passionate about serving families and working alongside her father. She cherishes the lifelong friendships she has made with our wholesale accounts from all over Indiana.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and shopping primitive antiques. Hope is an avid dog lover and will help any animals in need. She loves spending time with her husband, Kevin, and daughter, Delilah. 

 

                         

Tyler Shelton

Sales Manager & CAD Designer

 

My name is Tyler Shelton. I was born and raised in Montgomery County on my family’s farm. I graduated high school from North Montgomery in 2011. I attended and graduated from Ball State University with an associate degree in Education and a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and Climatology. 

I joined Allen Monuments in January of 2020 as a Memorial Specialist and CAD Designer at our Crawfordsville location. I enjoy meeting with families and helping them design a memorial that will last a lifetime. 

In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors; kayaking, hiking, landscaping, playing soccer or storm chasing when the opportunity comes up. When not outside, I enjoy watching sports, streaming tv shows and sampling all my wife’s baked goods.

 

Cooper Bowman

Design Manager

 

Hello, I’m Cooper! I’m from New Richmond, IN. I graduated from North Montgomery High School in 2021.  I have several years of design and marketing experience. I look forward to designing memorials for our families and dealers.

In my free time, I enjoy sports, photography and spending time with family and friends. 

Mark Newman

Memorial Specialist Monticello

 

Hi my name is Mark Newman. I am the proud father of two boys, Jacob who is 23, and Michael who is 19. I am a pastor of a church in Monon, IN. I have held that position since 2015. I belong to the Rotary Club of Monticello, and the City of Monticello as well as Mayor’s Advisory Council for Americans with Disabities.

I really enjoy helping people with their family needs. I enjoy playing tennis, and golf, but my favorite time is spending time with my family and friends.

Mark Deacon

Memorial Specialist Indianapolis

 

I have been the manager of Allen Monument’s Indianapolis store on Madison Avenue since May of 2017. I have 37 years of sales experience with 32 of those years in management. I’ve always enjoyed helping people and feel blessed to do just that in this industry.

I have a B.S. degree in Telecommunications from Ball State with minors in Business Management and Political Science. I have a daughter, Bailey, and I enjoy all spectator sports, travel and ground floor business opportunities.

Travis McMichael

Memorial Specialist Lafayette & CAD Designer 

 

Hey there! I’m Travis McMichael and I was born in a small town of Northwest, Ohio. I grew up in Rushville, Indiana and graduated from Rushville Consolidated High School in 2003. I graduated from The Ohio State University majoring in Business Management. After college, I pursued a career in hotel management for twenty years. 

I currently reside in Crawfordsville with my wife, Morgan and our children. We are expecting our first child together this year. We enjoy camping, fishing, kayaking and spending time with our children. I’m a vintage toy collector and hoarder (according to my wife)!  

I love to live each day to the fullest and take every day that I get to spend with my family as a blessing and privilege! I understand that choosing a memorial is a permanent life decision and I’m here to help turn those everlasting memories into reality on granite. Stop by the Lafayette store or email [email protected] 

 

 

Kevin Stone

Production & Delivery

 

Kevin was born and raised in Crawfordsville. He worked part time helping in the shop and later joined Allen Monuments full time in 2018. Kevin oversees our production team and manufacturing process. He ensures all memorials are perfect before being delivered to our customers.

In his spare time, he enjoys restoring his ‘73 Chevy Nova. He also enjoys spending time with his wife Hope and daughter Delilah.

Josh Wade

Production & Delivery

 

Howdy!  I’m Josh. I live in Crawfordsville with my wife Kasey and our three children, Nathan, Jaelynn and Charlie. I graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1998. In my free time, I enjoy woodworking, DIY projects and traveling with my family. Our favorite vacation spot is Tennessee. 

I keep our sandblaster running in the shop. I love giving back to our families we serve. 

 

Greg Kappel

Production & Delivery

 

I’m Greg!  I graduated from Tri-West High School in Hendricks County. My wife Debbi and I moved to Montgomery County in 2012 where we currently reside. We enjoy our free time by spending time with our two children.

I started my career at Allen Monument Company in August 2022.  I ensure each memorial is installed with care and respect as I would want for my own family. 

Kyle Ford

Production & Delivery

 

Howdy!  My name is Kyle Ford and I’m from Crawfordsville. I’ve enjoyed the experience of meeting new families, interacting with our dealers and traveling to new cemeteries.  

In my free time, I enjoy boating, fishing, hunting and spending time with my lovely wife, Ashley. Together, we share five children.