Muscatine, Iowa — Susan Kent Nelson was elected to the Kent Corporation Board of Directors at the August Kent Corporation Board meeting.
“It is an exciting opportunity to be joining the board at Kent Corporation as it expands its product lines and continues growth both in the U.S. and internationally,” said Nelson. “Kent Corporation is very important to my family. We are fortunate to have such dedicated employees and long term customers that share our passion for the continued success of our business.”
Nelson is the daughter of the late board member Harold Kent, granddaughter of Gage Allison Kent, founder of Kent Corporation and cousin to Gage A. Kent, CEO and Chairman of Kent Corporation.
She is a graduate of Iowa State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in interior design. She currently works in Tampa as an interior designer. She and her husband, Robert Nelson have two sons, Trent (Shira) and Austin (Meghann). They also have two grandchildren.
In addition to her role on the Kent Corporation Board of Directors, Nelson is also serving as a Board Member of Galcom International, USA. She has held that role since 2014, and formerly served as an advisor to the company. Nelson’s prior board experience also includes serving on the Board of the Parent Service Association at Seminole Presbyterian School in Tampa, Florida.