Brent Sturgill is the regional program manager for the East Region of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR). He graduated from Elliott County High School and attended Morehead State University on a full academic scholarship, where he obtained a bachelor's degree with honors in 2001. Shortly after graduation, he was hired as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, working out of the Ashland OVR field office while serving Boyd County. Brent started graduate school shortly after he was hired, and earned a master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of North Texas in 2004. He later became a certified rehabilitation counselor and was promoted within the counselor role several times while working 11 years. In 2013, he was promoted to the role of Ashland district manager and supervised approximately 15 staff members and three offices. In 2014, Brent and the Ashland district were presented with the Quality Award, signifying the highest quality VR services in Kentucky. Shortly after his move into administration, he was promoted again in the summer of 2015 into his current role as the East Kentucky Regional Program Manager. Sturgill currently resides in his hometown of Sandy Hook with his wife, Lori, and their three children, Emma, Natalie, and Lincoln.