David Kent joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in 2002. He is the Chief Operating Officer at CTCA® at Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Southeastern) near Atlanta. Prior to this role, he served as Southeastern’s Senior Vice President of Operations and as Vice President of Oncology Patient Services at CTCA’s Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern).
In that role, Kent quickly established himself as a leader by working closely with the exceptional team of providers at Midwestern to enhance the innovative and compassionate cancer care that CTCA provides to its patients.
Under Kent’s leadership, Midwestern served a record number of patients while maintaining CTCA’s high service standards. Additionally, Kent spearheaded the effort to open Midwestern’s weekend program, the expansion of the stem cell program and other specialty coverage for the hospital.
Previously, Kent was responsible for the external growth of the company across the United States. He successfully spearheaded CTCA’s expansion to Philadelphia in 2005 and Goodyear, AZ, in 2008, and helped clear the way for CTCA to build the center in Newnan, GA.
Prior to his time at CTCA, Kent worked in marketing for Gateway for Cancer Research and in operations for Consolidated Freightways Corporation.
Kent is a graduate of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN and received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Georgia State University in May 2016. He lives in Newnan with his wife, Michelle, and their three sons, Ryan, Lucas and Ethan.