- Executive Director, Missouri State University Foundation and Vice President for University Advancement, Missouri State University
- Missouri State University alumnus with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a Master of Arts degree in Communication
- Graduated from Central High School in Springfield, Missouri
- Wife, Jennifer Dunn, a Missouri State University alumna and son, Dalton
During his time as a Missouri State student, Brent was involved in many student organizations. He served as Speaker Pro Tem of the Student Government Association for two years.
Brent’s Missouri State work history began as the Director of Annual Giving and Coordinator of The Bears Fund. From there, he transitioned to the role of Assistant Athletics Director and Director of Athletics Development which included marketing and fundraising for Athletics Development. In 2007, he assumed the role of Executive Director of the Missouri State University Foundation and Vice President for University Advancement.
“In my current role I continue to be amazed by the unsurpassed ability of our donors to recognize the needs of the institution and to make investments for the University’s future and the future of Missouri State students,” said Brent. “This position is more than a job—it is both a passion and an honor.”