Kent began his career at MDD Forensic Accountants in 1988, working under the tutelage of one of the firm’s founding partners. He became a partner at MDD’s Dallas office in 2002.
A CPA in the state of Texas and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Kent’s practice areas include business interruption, extra expenses, inventory and physical damage claims, product liability and lost profits. He also takes an active role in arbitrations, appraisals and mediation cases.
In the past, Kent was involved in the preparation of claims of war damage by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company against the Government of Iraq in accordance with a resolution by the United Nations.
Kent has calculated economic damages for a wide variety of industries including energy (refineries, pipelines and power plants), petrochemical, manufacturing, textile, entertainment, retail and wholesale, restaurants, gaming and resorts.
He has been named an expert in both state and federal courts and has testified on numerous litigation matters.
Kent has presented seminars on topics that include builders’ risk, business interruption losses, insurable values and the accountant’s role in an insurance claim.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.