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Allen Hutchinson NEXUS Executives NEX collaborative entrepreneurs business leaders

Allen Hutchinson, PE, LEED AP

CAID Industries, a division of Samuel, Son & Co (USA)


Allen has a true passion for creativity, problem solving, and helping people.


At CAID Industries, he is able to provide his industry specific expertise as a Business Development Engineer, to a wide-range of sectors including: mining, municipal water and wastewater, heavy industrial, aerospace, textiles and composites, food and beverage, and governmental.


He is pursuing his Executive MBA through the Eller College of Business at the University of Arizona, with an anticipated graduation date of April 2024. He is a Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in the state of Arizona and California, and has an extensive background in engineered systems and consulting, particularly with mining mechanical systems since 2004; specifically including equipment packages such as floating pump systems (FPS), pumps of all types, blowers, fans, conveyors, mixers/agitators, motors, piping, valves, and more.


Allen is a legacy member of the United States Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP). This program was created to evaluate the overall environmental performance of a building and encourage sustainability through topics such as conservation of energy, reduction of water consumption, and renewable material selection. Allen is an active member of the Society of Mining Engineering (SME) since 2005 and serves on the Metallurgical Process Division (MPD) panel. Allen is an active member of AMIGOS (Arizona Mining Gets Our Support) since 2011, and has been a member of Nexus Executives since 2011. He is nearly bi-lingual in Spanish/English.


He is also the Vice President of the Southern Arizona Soccer Coalition (SASC), which parents the Tucson Adult Soccer League (TASL) with almost 1,000 weekly players, and an active player since 2009.


Originally born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Allen moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. There he met his wife Michelle, and together, they now cherish and enjoy their two daughters. Allen enjoys golfing, soccer, and will ski anything!

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