Senator Gerald Allen is serving his third term in the Senate, after serving four terms in the Alabama House of Representatives.
He received a B.S. Degree in education from the University of Alabama and is the owner of CASHCO Marketing. Senator Allen and his wife, Sheila, are the parents of three grown children: Wes, Kellie, and Jill, and they have six grandchildren.
In addition to serving as a Deacon for Gilgal Baptist Church, he is involved in various community and civic activities.