Kent Reilly received his Bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. After service in the Merchant Marines, Kent joined Consultative Resources Corporation, a sales process and creative problem-solving consultancy in Darien, CT where he worked for nine years.
In 1990, Kent left CRC to head Education & Training for MCI Telecommunications. In this position, Kent managed sales development strategies and professional development for the Commercial Telesales Group.
Kent took a similar position with the German precision optics firm, Carl Zeiss, Inc. in 1992. As a Senior Marketing Manager with the Surgical Products Division, he created a comprehensive curriculum for Field Sales, Technical Service, Customer Service, Marketing, and Management. Before leaving in 1994, Kent had expanded his services to include all six of the North American divisions of Zeiss.
His consulting work has had him traveling extensively throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle-East and Far-East, facilitating training sessions and strategic planning meetings, working with such clients as: American Express, AT&T, Citibank, Chase, General Electric, Kuwait Finance House, Olympus, Pepsi and Standard Chartered Bank.
A frequent public speaker, Kent presents on the topics of Managing through Change, Time & Territory Management, Strategic Sales Process, and Coaching & Performance Management, and he is a member of the core Curriculum faculty of the New England School of Banking at Williams College, Williamstown, MA. teaching consultative sales and marketing.