M. Shawn Allen, Sales was born in Bryan, Texas. Shawn has been in the produce industry for 25 years. Worked in sales with Chiquita Tropical Products, marketing imported melons and pineapples. Sales Manager for Del Monte Fresh Produce in Texas and Georgia. In charge of marketing mangos, limes & Vidalia sweet onions. Shawn was most recently Business Operations & Sales Manager with Four Seasons Trading in Texas.

Shawn has specialized in tropical products for the last 15 years. Shawn and his wife Patricia have been married for 25 years & have 3 children, Michael (USDA inspector Laredo, TX), James (Produce sales in Chicago) and Jennifer (recent Baylor graduate in the banking industry) 3 dogs, Peaches, Chi Chi and B.D.