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.

Tyler Shelton

Memorial Specialist & 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 bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and Climatology.

I joined Allen Monuments in January of 2020 as 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

Marketing & CAD Designer


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’ve been with Allen Monument Company since April of 2022. 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 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


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] 



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 have been with Allen Monument Company since June of this year, 2021, and 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.

Kevin Stone



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.

Hope Allen Stone

Customer Service Representative


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 for 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.

Scott Holland



My name is Scott Holland and I have worked for the Allen Monument Company family for over 10 years. I’m an experienced craftsman and have a keen eye for detail when it comes to stenciling and engraving each individual monument.  

I was born and raised in Montgomery County. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and especially enjoy watching my grandchildren. 


Kyle Ford



Howdy!  My name is Kyle Ford and I’m from Crawfordsville. I’ve worked at Allen Monument Company since March of 2022 setting monuments. I’ve enjoyed the experience of meeting new families, interacting with our dealers and traveling to new cemeteries.  I ensure each memorial is installed with care and respect as I would want for my own family. 

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