Chief Financial Officer
Email Kent - 423-266-1252
Kent is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience. Prior to joining the Bell group of companies, he was a senior manager with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, assisting clients with a wide variety of projects, including liquidating failed banks during the height of the financial crisis. Kent has performed numerous workouts of residential and commercial real estate loans as a consultant to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation. In addition, he spent seven years as the Chief Financial Officer and Partner of an upper-end homebuilder in Marietta, Georgia. Early in his career, he was the Vice President of Finance for a multi-national commercial real estate developer and property manager where he developed new processes and streamlined operations. Kent also spent years in public accounting performing tax and audit services, including several with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Kent is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former board member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ North Atlanta Chapter. Additionally, he is the past president of the North Cobb Rotary Club and a former community bank director.
Kent graduated from the University of West Georgia with a degree in Accounting. He is married with two grown children. When he is not working, Kent enjoys researching stocks and playing tennis.