Member Spotlight: Taylor Allen

Want to learn more about your fellow LOOPer? Look no further than the LOOP Member Spotlight! Each month, we'll highlight a member, and give you the scoop on them, their San Antonio favorites and a little more about their vision for LOOP! This month, we're spotlighting Taylor Allen, a civil engineer at BIG RED DOG. Occupation: Civil Engineer Role in LOOP: Board of Directors - Ambassador Committee Chair Hometown: San Antonio, TX University (if any): Texas A&M University What brought you to (or back to) San Antonio: My initial job out of college was based in San Antonio. I did have the opportunity to travel substantially with this job, allowing me to spend extended periods of time in San Jose, CA; Columbia, SC; Trenton, NJ; and Cape Canaveral, FL. I really enjoyed getting to sample so many great cities on both coasts. What do you hope to see LOOP bring to San Antonio? I believe LOOP has a unique opportunity to bridge the geographical separation of young professionals spread throughout San Antonio allowing YPs to coalesce and develop a strong YP community. Describe a LOOPer in three words: Passionate, Engaged, Optimistic Describe your ideal San Antonio: San Antonio is headed in a pretty great direction right now. I think that continued development of the urban core, big picture transit solutions, and maybe one more week of Fiesta and we'll be good to go. What do you think San Antonio does well? San Antonio does a great job of providing opportunities. In many cases, we [...]