Allie Engelken enters her sixth year leading the Denver Broncos' philanthropic initiatives and in 2022 was promoted to the club's Vice President of Community Development.
In her role, Engelken is responsible for the community development department and the team's strategic approach to community partnerships and programs focused on engaging with the greater Denver Metro Area. Additionally, she serves as an Auxiliary Board Member and Executive Director of the Denver Broncos Foundation—the non-profit, philanthropic arm of the team—and oversees its fundraising and granting initiatives.
The Broncos' community development work earned national recognition for three consecutive years from 2020-22 when the team was named one of four finalists for ESPN's Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year.
Engelken was selected to represent the Broncos in the inaugural cohort of the NFL's League of Leaders Program through the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (2021) and is member of the Leadership Denver Class of 2022.
Locally and nationally, Engelken serves and has served on various committees and councils focused on corporate social responsibility, including the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Leadership Advisory Council, the B:CIVIC Summit planning committee and the steering committee for the NFL Club Foundation Excellence Program. She is a co-founder and inaugural member of the NFL Community Relations Advisory Council representing all 32 NFL Clubs to the league office.
Prior to joining the Broncos, Engelken spent six seasons with the Washington Commanders, most recently as the Director of Community & Charitable Programs. She led the programs staff in creating and implementing curriculum, unique events and experiential opportunities that impacted more than 150,000 children annually in the areas of education, health & wellness and community outreach.
Engelken graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in journalism (2008), master's degree in business administration (2011) and master's degree in sports administration (2012). During her graduate school career, Engelken served as the university's Community Service Coordinator for the student population, the vice president of her class, and won the National Sports Forum Case Cup Competition as the Ohio University team captain (2012). During her undergraduate time at Ohio University, she played lacrosse and was actively involved in her sorority.
Engelken is a Columbus, Ohio, native and is married to Jeff.