Brian Burke Allen, former senior director of government affairs for the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA), recently passed away. He was 59. Since leaving NAMA in 2009, he served as the executive secretary of the Illinois Automatic Merchandising Council.
Allen was the husband of Cathy (nee Westerkamp) Allen, father of Jackie and Jason, a brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Salute Inc., P.O. Box 236, Prospect Heights, IL 60070.