Public Information Officer & Media Services

Heather Kent, Public Information Officer, serves as a liaison for the town manager, leadership, and elected officials in communicating with the media and public regarding breaking news, events, and long-term strategies.

Kent, a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to her new role. Prior to joining the Town of Smyrna, Kent served as the VP of marketing for Guaranty Home Mortgage Corporation where she was responsible for developing comprehensive and strategic plans increasing the national awareness of the company's services.  She previously worked for Gannett as a publisher and advertising manager receiving various accolades for sales and marketing. Heather and her family are proud to call Rutherford County home.