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About Charles Allard Kent WA

For the last 26 years Kent, WA, native Charles Allard has served Microsoft in Redmond as a Senior Premier Field Engineer. In this role, he emphasizes Microsoft’s relational database SQL Server, providing insight and troubleshooting solutions to some of the nation’s largest corporations. He also interacts with several Microsoft divisions, providing sales assistance to the account team and working with customer departments on project engagement opportunities. Charles Allard additionally works with the Microsoft database and information technology (IT) teams during training sessions. He holds several Microsoft credentials, including certifications in the use of SQL Server 6.5 and SQL Server 2000.

He received a bachelor of science in computer science business from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Beyond his work as a Senior Microsoft Field Engineer, he spends time contributing to charitable organizations based around Kent, WA. He is particularly invested in Summit Assistance Dogs, a group based in Anacortes that trains service dogs to help individuals with various disabilities. The charity serves individuals throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Work experience

Dec 1989Present

Premier Field Engineer



Sep 1985May 1990

Bachelor of Science

University Of Puget Sound