Allen Knott was born 1976 in Sacramento, CA in 1979 he moved to Anderson, CA at the age of 3. Allen went to grade school in the Happy Valley School District and high school at West Valley in Cottonwood. After leaving high school he attended Shasta College for 2 years.
There he obtainined his AA and then continued his studies at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he achieved his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and a minor in economics. Immediately following college as a regional sales manager for Principal Financial Group consulting on corporate, non-profit and group retirement plans. Over the course of the past 15 years at Principal he has successfully managed over $2.5 billion in corporate retirement funds. In 2003 Allen began investing into K2 Development Family of Companies. Since then he has helped grow the company and its affiliates to success in the real estate market despite the negative economic pressures. Allen currently resides in Rocklin, CA with his wife Kristen and their children, Anthony and Korinne.