We are happy to announce that Scott Allen has joined our company as our new Chief of Staff! Allen is a 21-year Air Force veteran with a background in strategic leadership experience and guiding large teams through operational execution. He will report directly to our CEO, Kunal Chopra, and will focus on streamlining Kaspien’s strategic initiatives, overseeing program management, and communicating objectives between departments.
“Kaspien is experiencing a period of immense growth, and we need an individual to champion strategic initiatives across our expanding team,” said Chopra. “Scott’s leadership experience will be an invaluable asset as we continue to scale our operations throughout 2021.”
Allen has a master’s degree in Human Service Counseling & Executive Leadership that he’s used extensively during his 21 years in the Air Force. Throughout his service, he worked as a Career Development Senior Leader, a role in which he led a team of 30+ to execute improvement processes. He also held the role of Organization Superintendent, where he led a change management initiative focused on recruitment, resulting in a 28% increase in key personnel recruitment. Allen is passionate about using team building, professional development, and process improvement to elevate employee potential and execution.
“I am excited to be a part of the Kaspien team and the phenomenal culture they have built,” said Allen. “I hope to leverage my outside lens to streamline our operational execution and thereby meet our teams’ vision and goals. I look forward to partnering closely with the executive team and every department to facilitate cross-functional, organization-wide projects and developing new processes to support Kaspien throughout our scale phase of 2021.”