Kent Wood was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting.
Kent spent most of his early career auditing, consulting for and working with some of Utah’s most successful network-marketing companies. One of XANGO’s original founders, he was their first chief financial officer. Since then, Kent has served in many capacities, namely XANGO’s COO, president of operations, and president. Now a member of the company’s board of directors, Kent is responsible for XANGO’s Europe and Africa markets.
Kent also has been identified as one of Utah Business Magazine’s “Forty Under 40,” an annual recognition of Utah’s most successful and significant businessmen under the age of 40.
In what spare time he can call his own, Kent is an avid sportsman, with special focus on running: he’s actively working toward qualifying for the Boston Marathon.
Kent and his wife, Melanie, are the parents of five daughters.