Kent has over 40 years of experience in farm management and agricultural lending with MinnStar Bank and the U of M Extension Service. He is responsible for all aspects of agricultural lending. Kent writes a weekly ag column titled “Focus on Ag”. He currently serves on the Lake Crystal Welcome Memorial School Board, and is active in a variety of organizations including Independent Bankers of MN, GreenSeam, SCC Center for Agriculture, MN Farm Bureau, MN Famers Union, MN Agri-Growth Council and Farmfest. Kent has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from University of Minnesota.