Topics or areas of expertise that Kent can talk about (even in his sleep):
- Financial aspects and uniqueness of the construction industry
- Construction company taxation
- Succession planning
- Cash flow strategies
- Benchmarking and analytical procedures
How we know he knows what he's doing:
- He holds a bachelor's degree from Cedarville University (magna cum laude)
- He has more than 30 years of experience
Furthering his professional development, Kent is involved with:
- Ohio Society of CPAs
- American Institute of CPAs
- Construction Financial Management Association (Past President and Council Member)
- American Subcontractors Association (Council Member)
- Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (Finance Group)
- Associated Builders & Contractors
When he's not in the office, you can find him:
- Serving as the treasurer and a member of finance committee at Shiloh Church
- Serving as the treasurer of the RichMir Condominium Association
- Spending time with his wife and two sons
- Enjoying life through work or recreation
Inside The Mind Of...
- What does "A Brighter Way" mean to you? A fresh and unique approach that brings fulfillment. It's the light at the end of the tunnel.
- What's your favorite aspect of your job? Being able to create professional and personal relationships that will last a lifetime
- What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Respect your clients, your colleagues and yourself.
- Describe your work style. While I do appreciate and embrace the team approach, I need my alone time to think and strategize.
Just For Fun:
- What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? Play-by-play sportscaster
- What was your first job? Farm laborer
- What is your most prized possession? My relationship with God, my faith, no one can take it away.
How he's helped clients meet their business needs:
- An elderly client needed to plan for succession and needed to do some estate planning. Kent saw the need to perform a life insurance review and was able to help the client avoid a disastrous situation in which they would have been without life insurance in two years. He referred them to an agent that set them and their estate up for life.
I am an experienced CPA who can help you grow your business and be more profitable. My specialty is in the construction industry.