Kent Irwin has been the financial and career ministry pastor at Vineyard Columbus (VC) since 2015 and on staff since 2009, originally serving as the financial ministry director along with a social worker and career professional, assisting those recovering from the Great Recession. Kent’s 35 years of experience has involved ministry, finances, and his own career development. His financial career began in private practice as an advisor, but evolved into the corporate world and in entrepreneurship. He’s served as an Advanced Markets Consultant with Nationwide Financial,® and co-founded an online financial planning app www.eFinPLAN.com. Kent got his BA from The Ohio State University, and earned the financial industry professional designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP). He began attending Vineyard Columbus in 1991, is married to Laura (1984), and has two children and grandchildren.