Allen Leichty
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2018 NAIFA-Iowa Unsung Hero Award Winner


Allen Leichty

Allen Leichty was born in Iowa City, and was a 1974 graduate from Iowa Mennonite High School. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa in May of 1983, and immediately opened Leichty Insurance and Financial Services.

Allen was the founder and president of the Wellman Area Foundation, chartered the Wellman Economic Development Corporation (now The Wellman Chamber of Commerce) and was on the steering committees responsible for passing the Mid-Prairie Community School Districts Bond Referendum and The Iowa Mennonite School Capital Campaign for major expansion. 

In 2008, Allen founded ADL Development Group, LLC which allowed him to continue his passion for promoting business growth in his community.

In 2010, Allen saw his vision completed when the Parkside Activities Center was opened, including space for a YMCA gymnasium, child care center, preschool, ballroom and physical therapy office.

Allen served as the NAIFA-Iowa City president in 2004, and graduated from LILI in 2014.

Allen and his wife have a daughter, son and two granchildren.

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Iowa

600 State Street
Suite A
Cedar Falls, IA 50613