Allen Espinosa


475 17th Street, Suite 920
Denver, CO 80202
Cell: 813.732.2384
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Allen Espinosa serves as Director in the Economic Development and Business Incentives practice at Merit Advisors, LLC. Mr. Espinosa specializes in economic development / site selection consulting services to companies on a nationwide basis with an emphasis on the Southeast and Southwest. Mr. Espinosa has worked extensively with state and local communities throughout Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, etc. and has established relationships with numerous economic development organizations. His experience working in a vast array of jurisdictions and utilizing a client-oriented turnkey approach to site selection projects for nearly a decade has contributed to his deep understanding of fiscal state and local economic development programs. Mr. Espinosa has consulted on a wide variety of projects for business sectors including manufacturing, energy, life sciences, financial services and headquarters projects.

Prior to joining Merit Advisors, Mr. Espinosa worked as a Senior Consultant at Ryan, LLC for four years in a similar role. He earned his B.S. in Finance and a J.D. from Florida State University, where he graduated cum laude and won the Book Award for State and Local Tax.


  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC)
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)


  • Juris Doctor, Florida State University, Licensed in Florida  (Merit Advisors is not a law firm)
  • International & EU Law, Erasmus Universiteit, The Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, Florida State University

Merit Advisors, LLC
114 W. Main St.
PO Box 330
Gainesville, TX 76241

Phone: 940.665.6452
Fax: 940.612.3921

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