David Kent joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in 2002 and has served in a variety of positions leading to his appointment as Chief Operating Officer of CTCA at Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Southeastern) in 2013.
Mr. Kent also served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Southeastern for two years. In that capacity, he was responsible for construction and operations, as well as strategic planning for the facility. Before working at Southeastern, Mr. Kent served as Vice President of Oncology Patient Services at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern). Mr. Kent quickly established himself as a leader by working closely with the exceptional team of providers to enhance the innovative and compassionate cancer care that CTCA provides to its patients.
Under Mr. Kent’s leadership, Midwestern served a record number of patients while maintaining high service standards. Additionally, Mr. 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, Mr. 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, Arizona, in 2008. He also helped paved the way for CTCA to build the hospital in Newnan, Georgia.
Prior to CTCA, Mr. Kent worked in marketing for Gateway for Cancer Research and in operations for Consolidated Freightways Corporation.
Mr. Kent is a graduate of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, and lives in Newnan with his wife, Michelle, and their three sons, Ryan, Lucas and Ethan.