Member News: Allen Carlson to Lead University of Florida Innovation Station

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update is about Allen Carlson, former CEO of Sun Hydraulics Corp.

Allen Carlson, who retired earlier this year as CEO of Sun Hydraulics Corp., is now regional director of the new University of Florida Innovation Station Sarasota County. This engineering extension office is meant to help develop economic and workforce opportunities in Southwest Florida. Carlson will lead the extension office in connecting local business with university technology and students as well as collaborating with other academic institutions in the area. He is also currently on the boards of Sun, Tervis Tumbler, and Mayville Engineering Co. Inc., a regent at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and on local and regional boards for Junior Achievement. Read more here.

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