Rick Allen is Knutson’s vice president of safety and provides safety leadership to all offices. Rick has over 25 years of safety experience and is passionate about building a strong safety culture. At Knutson, he focuses on developing the Zero Incident safety culture to become best-in-class to ensure all employees arrive home safely at night.
Rick holds an AS in Occupational Safety from the Community College of the Air Force, a BS in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois, Carbondale and a MS in Operations & Supply Chain from University of Wisconsin, Stout. He serves on the board of directors for Walk On Therapeutic Riding and Horses for Heroes out of River Falls, Wisconsin and was the recipient of the 2022 Katy Award as a result of his various volunteer efforts. He is also an active leader in the Minneapolis Annual Heart Walk and is a a member of American Legion Post 121.
Rick resides in Roberts, WI with his wife Kim. They have two adult children and are avid Packer fans!
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