Associate Profiles

  • Bruce M. Allen, CPCU, MBA

    President, KOG International, Inc.

    In 1973 Bruce began his career at Continental Insurance Company and shortly thereafter became the Philadelphia Bond Manager. In 1981 Bruce left Continental and formed his own insurance agency specializing in construction bonds and related insurance products. For the next seven years Bruce provided high-level risk management consulting services to regional contractors in the areas of property and casualty insurance, loss control and engineering, claims management and sophisticated offshore cash flow programs. Bruce continues to provide strategic advice and day-to-day management of numerous bond programs for the company’s clients. Bruce received his MBA degree in Finance and Insurance from Temple University in 1980 and the prestigious Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in October of 1990. Bruce continues not only with developing and managing comprehensive bond programs for the company’s clients, but also assists them with the strategic and tactical development of their business plans as it relates to their overall surety program. Bruce provides a unique construction consulting perspective to clients and prospects alike.

  • Kenneth C. Turner, BS/BA

    President, Turner Bonding, Inc.

    Ken has been active in the surety industry since 1996 and was instrumental in establishing Turner Bonding, Inc. as the main operating company for Central Pennsylvania. Ken graduated from Shippensburg University with a BS/BA in Finance/Marketing and Economics. He has developed an extensive network of professional and business contacts in the field and brings these resources together to better serve his clients and surety partners. Ken is responsible for the full operations of the Central Pennsylvania Office in all areas including strategic management, sales and marketing, financial management and bottom line profitability. Ken also provides senior management insight to the agency with regards to their short and long-term business strategies. Turner Bonding, Inc. is now the largest SBA agent in Central Pennsylvania and has been working with the SBA since 1997.

  • Gregory M. Allen, BS/BA, MBA, MJ

    Account Manager

    In 2007 Greg graduated from Shippensburg University with a BS in Business Administration. Immediately after graduation Greg joined KOG International, Inc. and started managing his own profit center. In 2012 Greg received his MBA degree from West Chester University. After finishing his MBA Greg went on to earn his Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law at Widener University. In addition to managing his own direct clients, Greg is an integral member of KOG's marketing and sales department and provides feedback to senior management on key strategic issues. Greg has successfully grown his client portfolio by providing his clients superior customer service and being committed to their business. Greg has worked with the SBA bond guarantee program since 2007 and has helped grow KOG into one of the largest SBA agents in the Northeast region.