Mr. Allen joined Palladium in 2017 and serves as a Principal. Mr. Allen serves on the Board of Directors of Palladium portfolio company Spice World and previously served on the Board of Directors of Palladium portfolio companies Del Real and Kar’s Nuts. Previously, Mr. Allen worked at Arlon Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm in middle-market food and agriculture businesses. Prior to Arlon, he was an investment professional at GenNx360 Capital Partners and Windjammer Capital Investors, where he sourced, led and structured investments in a range of industries, including food, specialty distribution, industrials and business services. Mr. Allen began his career as a consultant at Bain and Company. Mr. Allen graduated from the dual-degree engineering program at Morehouse College and the Georgia Institute of Technology with B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, respectively, and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.