Chief Information and Ancillary Officer
Kent earned a BS degree in Information Technology Security and MBA in Healthcare Management from Western Governor’s University. He is board-certified in Healthcare Administration as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. At the hospital, Kent oversees the Cardiopulmonary, Informatics, IT, Laboratory, Medical Imaging, and Environmental Service Departments.
Kent currently holds several professional certifications in the areas of Health Information Technology and Management, Information Security, and Privacy.
Kent is a member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Microsoft IT Advisory Board. He currently chairs the UP Healthcare Solutions IT Committee. Kent has been active in CBC for over 15 years, if a member of the Schoolcraft County Commission on Aging, the Rotary Club of Manistique, and is a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge #632.
Kent was born and raised in Manistique and lives here with his wife (Tara) and their four children (James, Julie, Livia, and Cecilia). In his free time, he enjoys woodturning, especially his penmaking.