In everything we do. . .
we believe in challenging ourselves, our clients, and the status quo.

Join us for a consulting experience that’s pragmatic, exceptional, and dedicated to your success.

Discover the power of our unique approach at David Kent Consulting. We don’t just assemble a team; we orchestrate success. Your Kent Engagement Manager meticulously selects seasoned experts tailored to your project’s specific needs and duration. What sets us apart is the absence of rookies—only seasoned professionals grace our team. This strategic blend not only accelerates project timelines but also minimizes billable hours, outclassing competitors relying on less experienced talent. Choosing us isn’t just a service; it’s a strategic advantage defined by expertise, speed, and resource optimization, giving you an undeniable edge in the competitive landscape of higher education.

Ellucian Banner Functional Support Services

Accounts Receivable

Fee Assessment

Detail Codes

Student Billing and Refunding


Daily Best Practices


Chart of Accounts Re-build

Calendar Year End Processes

Financial Reporting

Business Process Re-Imagineering

Operational Innovation

Endowment Management

Fixed Asset Module

Human Resources

HR/Payroll Implementations

Calendar Year End Processes

Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAF)

Employee Self-Service

Web Time Entry, Leave, & Accruals



Blackbaud Raiser's Edge

Campaign Management

Workflow Optimization

Gift Processing Automation

Financial Aid

Algorithmic Processing

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

CPOS Setup and Review

Module Training

Business Process Analysis & Strategy

FAFSA Simplification


Program Management

Student Start/End of Term Processing

Module Training

Degree Works

Transfer Credit

Ellucian Banner Technical Support Services

  • Self-Service Banner 9 Implementations
  • Banner Communication Management (BCM and AIP) Implementations
  • Oracle RDBMS Upgrades
  • eTranscript Implementations
  • Managed Technical Services
  • Weblogic to Tomcat Conversions
  • Whole Banner System Implementation and Re-implementation
  • Registration Load Testing
  • Banner Document Management (BDM) Implementations and Configurations
  • Applications Manager (Automic, UC4) Process Flow Engineering

Feedback From Our Partners


“The Kent team has really helped us to maximize our efficiency by re-imagining our operational data flows, processes, and automation.”

Marlo Dolezal,
Vice President of Finance & Administration

“The work that you were able to do has been transformative for our operations.”

Michael A. Kempe,
Director of Financial Aid

“When we pay for consulting I expect seasoned subject matter experts and a return on our investment. Kent is the only consulting firm that has consistently delivered top notch results at a fair price.”

Jeff Lash,
Director of Information Technology

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Why Partner with us?

We deliver a collaborative team engagement, designed to give you persistent and immediate access to any part of our specialized team whenever you need it. The degree of engagement with us can wax and wane as needs dictate, and the level of service can range from a few hours here and there, to a full managed services arrangement where our team takes care of everything.

When we say our team is your team we mean it. Our goal is to provide you with the right expertise to not only meet your immediate needs, but set you up for long-term success.

Our teams are always available, yet we only charge for actual productive hands on keyboard time. Moreover, we provide the technology and tools to enable staff from your organization to work hand-in-hand with our team either remotely or in person.

David Kent Consulting is committed to providing an agile team of experienced practitioners who provide meaningful engagements to our clients resulting in product sustainability and institutional success.

David Kent Consulting is a group of experienced Oracle, Ellucian Banner and Cloud professionals who provide functional and technical services to institutions of higher education.

Our goal is to help you get the highest possible return on your technology portfolio investment.