With the merger of Potter & Company, LLP with Blue & Co., LLC in 2010, Allen became a Director in Blue's Lexington, KY office. His main areas of expertise are traditional audit, accounting and reporting services, management consulting, litigation support, and arbitrage calculations for tax-exempt bond issues.
Allen graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Louisville in 1991. Allen has twenty-five years of public accounting experience and received his CPA certificate from Kentucky in 1985. He is a member of various professional organizations including the Kentucky Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, the Government Finance Officers Association, and the Association of Government Accountants. He currently serves on the board of directors of Bluegrass Tomorrow and as Treasurer for the Lexington Forum.