Jimmy Kent has joined the Kent Precision Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation, based in St. Louis MO. Jimmy is part of the Consumer Packaged Goods Sales Team in the role of Emerging Channels Regional Sales Manager. He will manage the Outdoor/Sporting Goods segment as well as select Farm & Fleet accounts in the Midwest, selling KPFG consumer branded products.
A native of Muscatine, Iowa, Jimmy is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Business. Jimmy started his career in sales as a Seed Advisor – TSR at Beck’s Hybrids. He also gained internship experiences in GPC International Sales, Kent Nutrition Group Product Development and Research, along with Animal Caretaking at ISU Swine Teaching Farm. Jimmy and his wife Dani are relocating to Springfield Missouri area.