Allen joins Waterstone with over five years of financial analytic experience. Prior to joining Waterstone, Allen worked as an analyst in both investment banking and private equity. Most recently Allen worked for Venturi & Company where he coordinated and executed due diligence efforts across all engagements.
Before beginning his career in investment banking, Allen worked as a consultant analyst for the private equity group WakeStorm Capital LLC where he was responsible for underwriting asset-backed, non-conforming bank loans in the commercial, industrial and residential real estate markets.
Earlier in his career, Allen worked as a buy-side investment analyst for Bodri Capital Management where he was responsible for the evaluation of equities in the technology, automotive, renewable energy, and retail sectors.
Allen began his professional career with the National Football League in 2010 as an offensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders. He was signed as a free agent to Oakland after graduating from Stanford University in 2009, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a focus in Management Science and Engineering.