Kent Montgomery joined the Parkland Foundation Board of Directors in April 2012.
After graduating from the University of Texas in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree, Kent joined The Pepsi-Cola Company and moved to Los Angeles, Calif. Kent has held several sales and marketing leadership positions in a number of North America markets. From 2005 to 2007 Kent led a 500+ employee organization as the vice president and general manager for Pepsi in Southern California. He then led the foodservice organization for the Pepsi Bottling Group, responsible for its strategic, sales and operational success. Currently he is senior director sales for the 7-Eleven team, based in Plano, Texas.
Kent continues to be a leader in his church and in his community. He currently serves as a group leader for his church and as a mentor for new managers. Kent has been involved as a board member for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the MS Society and the Los Angeles Urban League.