Kent Barrett is Vice President and has interviewed Barack Obama

Kent Barrett
Vice President

Kent is vice president at THO and leads teams that work within the financial, economic research and real estate professions. He plays a key role in developing and implementing strategic communications programs, special projects and crisis communications programs on behalf of THO’s clients.

During his 20-year career that began as a political reporter based in the Illinois Statehouse Kent has worked as a journalist, television news assignment editor, frontline spokesman for major education organizations and national institutions, and, most recently, as a trusted communications counselor for financial, real estate, architecture, technology and personal services clients. Kent holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield.


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