Kent Lorenz is President of the Midwest Region of Ellison Technologies, a provider of advanced machining and robotic automation solutions to North American metal-cutting manufacturers and their global affiliates. Kent currently serves on their Executive Committee with additional responsibilities for strategic planning, marketing, IT, and the spare parts division. He is a current member of the Wisconsin Chapter of YPO (Young Presidents" Organization) and serves as an Elder at the Jerusalem Presbyterian Church. He is past Chairman of the American Machine Tool Distributors" Association (AMTDA), past President of the Pewaukee Woods Owner"s Association, and past member of the Pewaukee Lake Citizens Advisory Committee. Kent is also the Owner/Partner of DKR Investors LLC. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin " Madison with a degree in Engineering Mechanics.