Directs Transitioning Forward
An entrepreneur with an extensive background in sales and marketing, Allen Fitzsimmons serves as founding principal and CEO of Belchertown, Massachusetts-based Transitioning Forward. Allen Fitzsimmons manages five employees in the operation of a business that inventories, valuates, markets, and sells items for clients seeking to dispose of assets. In charge of account development, he confers with prospective clients at their homes to explain the service and associated contract. He also cultivates partnerships with law firms and real estate agencies in need of appraisal services. Throughout the disposition process, Allen Fitzsimmons maintains regular contact with clients and consults with them on possible approaches for advancing the sale of their items. Also licensed to sell life and health insurance in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Mr. Fitzsimmons previously served as a sales representative for AFLAC. He worked out of Sturbridge and Waltham, Massachusetts, and received designation as the top-producing new agent in the Central Massachusetts area. Certified as a teaching professional by the United States Professional Tennis Association, Allen Fitzsimmons served for over a decade as a tennis pro with multiple clubs. His tennis career includes a position as director of tennis at the Country Club of Waterbury in Connecticut. As an undergraduate at the University of Rochester, Mr. Fitzsimmons earned a BA in economics and political science. He later returned to the school and graduated as valedictorian with an MS in management.