Charles Van Allen

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”
– Herman Melville

Charles Van Allen



  • Princeton University, A.B. in Politics, Cum Laude

Charles joined Intrepid as an Analyst in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, he interned for Petrie Partners, a boutique oil and gas-focused investment bank. Previously, he interned for Obermeyer Wood, an independent wealth management firm.

At Princeton University, he was a member of Tiger Investments and the men’s club hockey team. In addition, he was a member of the Princeton University Energy Association and the men’s club soccer team.

Charles is from Colorado, and he is an avid snowboarder, mountain biker, and fly fisher. He hopes to one day see the Colorado Avalanche lift the Stanley Cup.