Kent is a Partner in the Boston office and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Kent has been professionally investing for over three decades in public and private markets, across the globe, and among various asset classes. Over his career he has interviewed countless public company executives and portfolio managers, appeared on Bloomberg TV, quoted in financial publications, and served as a panelist for buy-side and wealth management conferences.
Prior to joining Cerity Partners, Kent was Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Daintree Advisors. Kent helped co-found Daintree at its inception in early 2010 and led Daintree’s Investment Committee.
Previously, Kent was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at The Boston Company and Director of Research for Mellon Growth Advisors LLC. Prior to that, Kent worked as a Senior Equity Analyst at State Street Global Advisors. Kent began his post-business school investment management career at Alex. Brown where he was an Associate Analyst covering the insurance industry.
Kent received his MBA from the Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and his BA from Wheaton College outside Chicago.
Kent and his wife Lisa have three adult children. To relax, Kent loves to be on or near water – boating, or fishing, when not playing golf or pickle ball. He also provides leadership counsel to several faith-based educational non-profit organizations as well as for his local church.
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