Kent started his insurance career with Farm Bureau Insurance in 1977 and came to Sterling in 1981 to manage First Group Insurance.
Kent has obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and the Registered Financial Consultant professional designations. He is also a National Faculty Instructor for The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, and teaches insurance education courses all over the United States.
In addition to teaching, Kent works with large commercial and business accounts and with financial products.
Kent also does expert witness work.