Allen is a senior instructor and lab coordinator who works primarily out of the IEC training facility in Grand Forks. He was raised in Grand Forks and has worked for Bergstrom Electric his entire career. Allen started teaching with IEC in 1997 and serves in an advisory capacity as well as as an instructor. He has represented the instructors on the Apprenticeship and Training Committee for 6 years.
When Allen’s not working as a professional electrician he spends time with his family. His 2 boys are involved in hockey, and 2 girls involved in dance. Allen also enjoys fishing and hunting.