Team Kivvit

Kent Holland
Kent Holland Managing Director Washington, D.C.

Kent Holland

Kent specializes in strategic media relations, executive visibility, reputation management and crisis communication, and leads Kivvit’s technology, financial services and higher education practices. He counsels a wide range of clients including Fortune 100 corporations, leading tech companies, banks and VC firms, and Ivy League institutions, and he has won multiple Bulldog Reporter awards for media relations. 

Prior to joining Kivvit, Kent ran his own agency for 15 years, opening the firm's San Francisco office during the first tech boom and after that their Washington, DC office. Prior to that, he worked as a book publicist for Random House representing a slew of New York Times-bestselling authors (including Donald Trump and his book, Surviving at The Top) while booking hundreds of national broadcast and print media interviews.

Kent is a proud Sandy Spring Friends School alum and Hawkeye where he graduated from the University of Iowa's undergraduate creative writing program. He is the father of two rowdy teenagers, an author, an ultimate frisbee player, a bibliophile and a jazz enthusiast.