Brent is the Principal and Founder of Crawford Hoying, a real estate development firm managing several communities throughout Ohio. Brent is responsible for managing $1.3 billion in development and over 16 million square feet of properties. Brent taught property management and real estate trends at The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and regularly returns as a guest speaker. Brent serves on the boards of Sophisticated Systems, Children’s Hospital Foundation, and The Ohio State Sports Medicine Center. He is the current President of the Center for Real Estate at The Ohio State University and is a member of the Columbus Partnership. Brent is a 1995 graduate of The Ohio State University holding a bachelor’s degree in communications.