Kent Waide has led in many areas including manufacturing, financial services, and coaching. He built, owned, and operated a state-of-the-art production facility while also leading the industry as Chairman of its national association. He was selected to represent Kentucky on international trade missions. For over a decade he guided individuals and companies toward success while working in the financial services sector. Additionally, Kent has coached athletics for over 30 years garnering many team championships. Some of the athletes he coached achieved success at the collegiate national championship level and at the U.S. Olympic Trials.