Kent Herzog

Senior Managing Director | Northeast

About Kent

As a senior managing director at 1898 & Co. Kent leads the Northeast offices, supporting critical infrastructure industry clients across the region.

With more than 20 years of experience working in the electric utility industry, he helps clients address their most pressing challenges and makes sure they are prepared for the future.

After graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in electrical engineering, Kent spent over a decade working for a Nebraska power utility in planning, project management and engineering. While in Nebraska he went on to get his MBA from the University of Nebraska-Omaha before joining Burns & McDonnell in 2014.

How Kent helps his clients
Kent is committed to staying ahead of the latest industry trends, and that’s a critical part of what he offers clients. Leveraging that industry knowledge, he directs a 40-plus person team of professionals providing a variety of services to their clients. Kent is also committed to transparency. He knows trust is foundational for any client relationship and the way he can achieve that is to deliver on his promises and communicate clearly.

What motivates Kent
Kent loves his work, but his primary motivation in everything he does is his family. He’s not only interested in working to take care of his family, but also wants to lead in a way that would make his family proud.

A little bit about Kent
Kent’s favorite place to unwind is in nature, with his family of course. He enjoys taking them backpacking and camping. When they’re not doing that, then coaching them in youth sports is at the top of his list. While he lives in the Northeast, he still roots for his hometown Nebraska teams.


Infrastructure Modernization

Capital Asset Planning

Strategic Asset Management

Project Planning & Development

Transmission & Distribution Planning

Published Work

Seven Questions To Consider for Offshore Wind Transmission - White Paper