Allen has been involved with Round Table Pizza since 1980 and is one of the original founders of Valley Pizza of Sacramento. Currently Valley Pizza own and operate 7 Round Table restaurants in the greater Sacramento market. Prior to Round Table, Allen worked for 18 years at Hills Bros. Coffee in the areas of Corporate Development and International Business. Allen’s formal education includes a BS from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of California’s Haas School of Business. His focus of concentration for Valley Pizza are in the areas of finance, legal, insurance and real estate.

Allen has served 6 terms on the RTOA Board of Directors including the years in which the current Franchise Agreement was negotiated with RTFC. He has also served 18 years on the RTOA Insurance Committee, 16 of those years as Chairman. In addition to being the Treasurer, Allen is also a current member of the Franchise Relations Committee. For his work Allen has been the recipient of both The RTOA Distinguished Service Award and the RTOA Lifetime Achievement Award. Allen and his wife Leslie of 45 years enjoy attending the annual RTOA Conventions and meeting with other members of the Round Table family.