Kent Smith Set To Strut His Stuff For the Needy At Dancing For the Space Coast
By Space Coast Daily // May 23, 2016
AT CLEMENTE CENTER ON SATURDAY, JUNE 4
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The second annual Dancing For the Space Coast, a unique competition and fundraising event that benefits three worthy organizations on the Space Coast, will be held at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center on Saturday, June 4.
This year, Dancing For the Space Coast will benefit the Brevard Public Safety Charity, who has earmarked the proceeds to be distributed to the Foosner Art Museum, Sally’s House and AMI Kids.
Among those participating this year is T. Kent Smith, president, COO and co-owner of Revolution Technologies, a nationwide $100 million IT Services firm headquartered in Melbourne.
Smith invested in Revolution Technologies in 2008, which has since grown at a 21 percent CAGR. He joined after spending 2007 as an investment partner with Dewberry Capital, a private equity firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Smith was previously the president and CEO of HoneyBaked Ham Company, as well as president and CEO of TeamStaff, Inc., a public micro-cap focused in the healthcare staffing industry. He also spent 11 years at Norrell Corporation, a $1.4 billion solutions and staffing firm, and a member of the Executive Team taking it public in 1994.
He has been married for 35 years to Mary Louise Smith of Nashville, Tennessee, and has two children, Megan and Page, both former college golfers.
Smith earned his BA from Vanderbilt University and MBA from the University of Virginia. He played college tennis, enjoys golf and dancing, is a board member at the Brevard Zoo, and is an avid supporter of the Revolution Technologies Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Women’s Tennis event held each Spring.
The 2016 Dancing For the Space Coast will also feature Space Coast community and business leaders Jim Frazier, President of the Grimaldi Candy Company; Bino Campanini, Vice President for Alumni Affairs at Florida Tech and Executive Director of the Florida Tech Alumni Association; Christina Rose of Bansbach EasyLift; Courtney Chavert; Carol Ann Stumpf of Beyond and Back Travel; John Lau, Titusville Police Chief; Brenda Sheets of Harris Corporation; Eric Austin, Cocoa police officer and AMI Kids board member; Dr. Desmond Blackburn, Brevard County Schools superintendent; Michelle Pearse; Dr. Kantilal Bhalani of the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation, and Lori Scott, Brevard County Supervisor of Elections.
Several sponsorship levels are available, including the Grease Sponsor for $25,000, the Flashdance Sponsor for $15,000, the Footloose Sponsor for $10,000 and the Saturday Night Fever Sponsor for $5,000.
Tables are available at the following levels: Front Row VIP Dinner Table, $5,000; Second Row VIP Dinner Table, $2,500; Third Row Dinner Table, $1,750; and Fourth Row Dinner Table, $1,250. Individual seats can be purchased for $150 per person.
Dancing For the Space Coast is presented by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and sponsored by Harris Corporation, Revolution Technologies, Florida Institute of Technology and Space Coast Daily.
For more information, or to make a donation in the name of your favorite dance pair, log on to DancingFortheSpaceCoast.com