As Chief Financial Officer, Allen is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company including accounting, finance, forecasting, and strategic planning. Prior to joining Visiting Nurse, Allen most recently served as head of finance and Controller for Alexander Proudfoot’s North American and Latin American operations. Allen has over sixteen years of finance and accounting experience covering financial and managerial reporting, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategy in a variety of industries. He began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP and also worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Transaction Services group. Allen is a certified public accountant. He received his MBA from Georgia State University and has a BBA with a double major in accounting and economics from Millsaps College. Originally from Mississippi, Allen has lived in Atlanta for 18 years. He and his wife, Claire, have two children.