The Value of Kent Strategic Advisors, LLC
Strategic Legal Advice
Do you have a project or idea that you’d love to bring to life? Since founding our business, we’ve provided our clients with a wide range of legal advice. To find out more, get in touch.
Strategic Business Advice
Our services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. We work collaboratively throughout the entire process and guarantee measurable results. Contact us to find out how we can help today.
Consulting With Purpose
At a time when we are losing so many, we are here to help you help others find their way to wellness and recovery!
As a team of dedicated leaders with extensive experience in the addiction system, we strive to seamlessly integrate the provider’s overall vision and remove obstacles to organizational goals to maximize both the provision of quality services and program revenue.
We have excelled in leadership positions, and we pride ourselves on our ability to achieve success, build consensus with cross-functional teams and maintain open lines of communication. In addition, we consistently lead by example, encouraging maximum potential, performance, and dedication with those that we work with. Throughout our careers, we have demonstrated our expertise as system leaders, a general counsel providing legal, legislative and regulatory guidance and advice. We look forward to bringing these strengths to our clients.
Please consider the following highlights of our qualifications:
Leadership and implementation of key legal processes related to negotiating and drafting legislation and regulations, and commercial agreements.
Leadership on managing legal risk and the provision of advice to senior leadership on all legal matters affecting organization / departmental transactions.
Oversight of legal compliance across the business while maintaining integrity both internally and externally.
As goal-driven professionals, our focus is on empowering your teams to excel in fast-paced, highly demanding environments. Through formal training and on-going coaching, we can provide your team with the resources, tools, and knowledge necessary to produce superior results. Additionally, we are adept at understanding complex business landscapes, analyzing challenges, and developing lasting solutions to reduce risk, drive operational excellence, and positively impact the bottom line.
My Curriculum Vitae
Robert A. Kent
Kent Strategic Advisors, LLC
Robert A. Kent is the President of Kent Strategic Advisors, LLC a healthcare strategic policy advisor focused on helping clients maximize their opportunities to serve those in need of help.
Robert previously served as the General Counsel with the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). In this role Mr. Kent provides overall legal support to all components of ONDCP.
Mr. Kent has also served as the Vice President of Advocacy and General Counsel for the American Association of Orthodontists, a national healthcare organization.
Prior to that he served as the General Counsel for the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). In this role, Robert provided overall legal support, policy guidance, and direction to the OASAS Executive Office and all divisions of the agency. Robert led the OASAS efforts to implement New York State’s Heroin and Opioid Task Force recommendations, including the Combat Addiction/Heroin Campaign, the Federal Opioid Targeted Grant program, and Medicaid Redesign Team initiatives including implementation of historic legislation to increase access to treatment, including harm reduction services.
Robert has co-authored articles on patient confidentiality and sober homes and has presented nationally and throughout New York State on the addiction system of care.
In 2011, Robert was recognized by the Caron Foundation with their Legal Professional Public Service Award. In 2013, Robert was recognized by the Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies with their Leadership Award. In 2016, Robert was recognized by the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence with their Nyswander/Dole “Marie” award; the Long Island Recovery Association Friend of Recovery Award; and the Northern Tier Providers Coalition Public Service Award. In 2018, Robert was honored by the Friends of Recovery New York with the Charles Devlin Recovery Advocate Award and by Christopher’s Reason with the Outstanding Leader in the Recovery Community Award. In 2019, Robert was honored by NYAPRS with its Public Policy Leadership Award and by the MHANYS with their CEO Award. In 2020, Robert was honored by the NYS Justice Center with their Champion Award.
Mr. Kent is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law.