Allan started with CFWebtools in 2021 and has been doing web development professionally since 1995. Born & raised in Michigan, he started as an automobile mechanic specializing in Ford products, eventually working for Ford directly as a prototype vehicle technician. By 1995, the toolbox he used changed from sockets & wrenches to servers, ASP, PHP, and ColdFusion. Allan has been married since 1990, he & his wife raised 2 kids, both choosing to move down to the warmer weather in North Carolina a year after their parents did in 2017. In his spare time, Allan enjoys spending time with his family & their dogs, tinkering with just about anything, and has recently been bitten by the astronomy / astrophotography bug.