Kent Glasscock is executive vice president of the National Institute for Strategic Technology Acquisition and Commercialization
(NISTAC), where he is responsible for developing strategies to create sustainable technology-based business and wealth
creation in rural and underserved urban America through the acquisition of market-grade technologies that are made available
on a national basis in conjunction with supportive entrepreneurial services. Coming himself from a long entrepreneurial career,
Glasscock still serves as chairman and CEO of the family retail lumber and construction businesses operating in Missouri,
Iowa, and Kansas. Previous to joining NISTAC, Glasscock enjoyed sixteen years in public service, including twelve years as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives. While in the legislature, he was elected House Majority Leader in 1998 and
Speaker of the House in 2000. Glasscock retired from public office in January of 2003 to join NISTAC.
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