Kent has been employed with CL Tel as a Business Account Manager since May 2016. He has lived and worked in the North Iowa area since 1990. Kent has served on the board of Directors for Francis Lauer as well as The Mason City Youth Task Force. He has also been involved with the Mentoring program for Mason City Youth Task force and volunteered as a Youth coach for both the YMCA and Mason City Park and Rec Programs. Kent lives in Mason City with his wife Lori. They have one adult daughter, Whitney.