Jada Kent

Jada Kent


Senior Manager

+1 (972) 748 0514

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Jada Kent is the practice leader for the classification and compensation team and a senior manager in Baker Tilly’s public sector human capital advisory practice, has been with the firm since 2015. Jada is experienced in providing comprehensive classification and compensation services to public sector organizations. Prior to this role, she provided other management consulting services within Baker Tilly, such as organization management and executive recruitment. Before joining Baker Tilly, Jada served in the United States Army and the Texas Air National Guard, respectively, as a public affairs specialist.

  • Base pay structure design
  • Compensation philosophy design
  • FLSA review; job classification/job architecture
  • Job description development
  • Job evaluation (Point Factor)
  • Market survey and analysis
  • Pay compression analysis
  • Pay equity analysis
  • Pay plan/project implementation
  • Pay policy development
  • Supervisor/management training
  • Compensation consulting experience in Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin
  • Compensation consulting experience with cities, counties, state legislatures, judicial branch, libraries, housing authorities, municipal associations, power agencies, transportation authorities, utilities, and water/wastewater authorities
  • North Texas Compensation Association (NTCA)
  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
  • National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), North Texas Chapter
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)


Dallas – Plano, TX


University of Texas – Dallas
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

University of North Texas (Denton, Texas)
Bachelor of Arts, U.S. history