Mr. Allen, CPA has served as a member of our Board since 1998. He has also been a member of the board of directors, and chairman of the audit committee since 1998. Mr. Allen was the Regional Managing Partner, Owner, Member of the Management Committee, and Director of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. Mr. Allen began his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP as a junior accountant. In 1972, he founded Barry Allen & Associates, P.C. and developed it into a prestigious boutique CPA and Tax Firm, providing services to small and medium sized companies. In 1982, he partnered with another firm and formed Nemes Allen & Company, PLLC, where he was Managing Partner until 2003. Mr. Allen served middle market companies and high net worth individuals. Mr. Allen has previously served on the Board of Directors and acted as Treasurer of Forgotten Harvest, a food rescue organization. Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors of Pathway Family Centers, an adolescent addiction and recovery center. He currently serves on the Board of the Riviera Dunes Marina Condominium Association as Treasurer, and on the Board of Legend Valve, Inc., a non-publicly traded company. He has a BBA from the University of Detroit, and is a certified public accountant. He also was a Certified Insolvency and Reorganization Accountant, and had a State of Michigan Insurance License in the past.