DBT40 Honoree: Sean Allen of Habitat for Humanity

Photo by Luigi Ciuffetelli


AGE:
37
TITLE:
Director of Real Estate & Construction Operations
COMPANY:
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County
WORKS IN:
Wilmington

What the nominator said:

“Sean’s leadership, knowledge, dedication and his commitment to both his work and the community is impressive. He wants to make sure that everyone is afforded an opportunity to own a decent and affordable place to live, and his community involvement and vision will make a lasting mark on the Delaware business community for many years to come.”

Social media platform you can’t live without:

Facebook

Biggest break:

“When I got hired for my first job in the construction industry. The experience and knowledge I gained under my mentors laid the groundwork for the successes I’ve experienced in my career.”

Two words that best describe you:

Loyal and ambitious.

Work/life balance technique you recommend:

“Prioritizing and scheduling. It is important for me to set boundaries between work and my family. My wife, Lyuboslava, and my son, Victor, help to remind me that while my career is an important part of my life, family is my priority.”

Your advice for the next generation:

“Never become complacent and never settle. Also, don’t be afraid to take risks.”

In one sentence, define success:

“Success is finding the correct balance between happiness and ambition while constantly challenging yourself.”

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