Allen has worked in the field of development consulting, land use planning, and permit expediting since 2006. His experience in project consultation and management includes a wide variety of residential and commercial projects, hospital campuses, master planned/Specific Plan communities, and governmental projects in the Los Angeles area. Allen’s career has provided him knowledge and expertise in land use entitlements, subdivision maps, CEQA, building permits and agency clearances, public hearing representation, community and political outreach, lobbying, and navigation of the Municipal Code. Allen is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Public Policy, Management, and Planning, and is a member of the American Planning Association—Los Angeles Chapter.