Allen specializes in managing agribusiness risk exposure, with particular focus on dairy. His territory primarily includes the South Dakota, northern Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota, but he has dairy clients as far away as southwest Kansas. He also works with many farm cooperatives, grain elevators, feed mills and agronomy centers.
Prior to joining Howalt+McDowell in 2014, Schlenker worked at Raven Industries. Over his 22-year career with Raven Industries, he sold engineered films to farmers, agribusinesses and other customers; managed the sales and marketing of the hot air balloon division; and was a senior recuiter in the human resources department.