Kent Nelson joined Raymond James in 1992 in its Eagle Asset Management subsidiary. In 1993, he moved to Equity Syndicate and worked as a deal manager with Raymond James corporate clients in a variety of industries. In 2011 he was named head of Global Syndicate for the firm. Mr. Nelson graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and economics in 1992. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.