As Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Knutson, Ramona works collaboratively with project teams to achieve or exceed diversity goals, build relationships with minority-owned and women-owned subcontractor firms, and develop, implement, and monitor business inclusion plans. In addition to her success on Knutson’s projects, Ramona is the recipient of several awards including Advocate of the Year for NAMC, Minority Business Advocate for MMSDC, and being named one of the top 100 women in supplier diversity by Women Enterprise Magazine
Family is important to Ramona. Each year she and her family attend the “Allen Family Reunion”. Held in various locations including Chicago, St. Louis, Mississippi, and St. Paul, the family has held reunions for 44 years!