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Professional Services Executive

Brent Kassing, Vice-President of Client Engagement for Utilligent, is an experienced professional services executive who has sold and delivered approximately 75 solutions throughout North America. These projects have included large system implementations, strategic initiatives, technology assessments and complex CIS procurements. His primary goal on every engagement is superior delivery of all services ensuring success of the project and his clients.

Over his 25+ career, Brent has worked at some of the largest utilities in North America including Southern Company, Duke Energy, National Grid and Exelon as well as delivering projects at Independent System Operators, municipalities and co-operatives. Read some of Brent's thoughts on CRM, CIS and Analytics.

Brent completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS and his graduate studies (MBA) at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.


Brent is board President of Ray of Hope Amazon, a USA-based 501(c)(3) organization that provides strategic guidance, marketing, communication and fundraising support to the Brazil based Ray of Hope — Amazon. This organization supports the physical and spiritual needs of remote villages that border the Amazon River and has become an integral part of his life.

Brent has consistently returned to the Amazon numerous times since first going in 2014 both as an individual or leading teams of 45-50 from around the world into the jungle .

Read Brent’s article on the Five Lessons Businesses Can Learn from a Team of Missionaries or LISTEN to his episode on these lessons.

As a result of his role as a jungle Pastor in Brazil, Brent intiatied a podcast called
BK's BS where he offers a weekly lesson on applying lessons from the Bible to his everyday activities be it work, family, community or church. You can listen to it HERE.
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Guitar Player and Keys

After several trips to the Amazon, Brent decided it was time to learn to play guitar. Although he had many piano lessons growing up and into college along with being a drummer in high school, the guitar was a completely new and foreign instrument.

After a couple years of practice around the house, Brent began playing regularly with his church in 2020 while also leading worship on his trips to the Amazon.

Then in late 2022, decades after his last piano lesson, Brent likewise plays keys on the worship team.

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