Brent joined StudentsFirst in October 2012. As a son born to a family of educators and school administrators, Brent was well aware of the impact great teachers have on their students. And since joining the Tennessee team, he has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of education in Tennessee. Prior to joining StudentsFirst, Brent served as senior policy advisor for the Tennessee House Republican Caucus. In that capacity, Brent was responsible for researching and tracking key legislation, as well as collaborating with high-ranking members to draft messaging on major bills. In addition to his work in Nashville, Brent is a well-respected political strategist, managing various campaigns across the state. Brent graduated from Lipscomb University and is pursuing a masters at Tennessee State University.