Dillon Allen hails from Byram, MS and graduated from the Mississippi School for Math & Science in Columbus. Dillon holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS) and a masters of science in mechanical engineering (thermal hydraulic focus) from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Dillon served the Navy for 10 years before coming home to Entergy. Dillon was assigned to the Navy’s nuclear headquarters in Washington, DC where he oversaw the design and construction of the Nation’s latest nuclear attack submarines and the next generation aircraft carrier.
Dillon joined Entergy in 2008 as part of the New Nuclear organization to continue his professional efforts to bring clean and affordable nuclear energy to the Nation. He continued his Naval service in the Reserves where he oversaw shipbuilding at Ingalls in Pascagoula, MS and Avondale in New Orleans, LA.
In early 2009, Dillon joined the EPU program office in Jackson to develop plans for upgrading Entergy plants throughout the Entergy Nuclear fleet. In late 2009, he was activated and deployed to Central America where he participated in international humanitarian, counter-narcotics, and counter-terrorism efforts. On his return home, Dillon returned to Entergy.
The opinions shared here are based on his experiences but are his and his alone. They don’t reflect the opinions of anyone else unless he says so.