Universal Registered Agents was established in 2013 by a group of industry veterans. With a combined 70 years of experience, URA utilizes cutting edge technology, timely fulfillment, and personalized customer service to deliver exactly what our customers want and need.
We understand the daily concerns of keeping your company compliant. Our dedicated team of experts across the country help you with these concerns to make your job easier so that you can focus on doing what you do best – running your business.
With a proven track record of success and 18 plus years industry experience, Kent knows how to create and drive marketing and sales strategies, align resources, and develop action plans to achieve desired goals. Kent has spent years building outstanding teams, working closely with executive management to provide insight into the business strategy, and planning overall directives. Additionally, he has ensured compliance with EEO and other federal regulations and managed multi-million dollar budgets.
Kent’s passion for the “start-up world” has proven instrumental in the successful acquisition of six companies with ROIs in the first few years. His knowledge and relationships within the industry have given him the ability to evaluate current market conditions and see potential market opportunities.
Kent is married with three children and resides in Overland Park, Kansas.
Executive Vice President, Legal
With 25 years of experience as a corporate paralegal and legal professional, Joe combines a love of technology with a strong legal background. Joe manages all independent director appointments, our extensive agent network, and all other legal functions of URA.
Joe is married with two children and resides in Townshend, Vermont.
With 20 years of information technology experience covering infrastructure management, project management, product development, team management and development, and application sales, Will’s passion is for the ever changing world and challenges of IT. His experience and continued growth in these paths has allowed him to build a knowledge base of how best to first understand, then design and build applications which impact people and businesses in a positive manner.
His passion and leadership not only play out in his career, but outside of the office. Will is one of the founding members of a non-profit called Operation BBQ Relief, which provides meal relief in disaster areas.
Will is married with children and resides in Blue Springs, Missouri.
National Account Manager
With 27 years’ experience in the industry, Jim has built long lasting relationships with customers both in law firms and corporations, providing consultative solutions as a business partner to help them streamline tasks in the legal department through technology and services resulting in significant cost savings.
Jim has extensive experience in building account portfolios in both law firms and corporate law departments. He is consistently ranked as a top sales executive in the country and has utilized this expertise to mentor and manage new account executives.
Jim enjoys working in this industry and offering cost effective alternatives to customers and partners needs with an emphasis on customer service.
Jim is married with two children and resides in Littleton, Colorado.
Vice President of Finance
Katrina brings over 20 years of accounting experience and a lifelong passion for accounting to her role at URA. She excels at problem solving and creating new processes to improve the financial organization and security of businesses.
Katrina is a lifelong Kansas resident, Mom of three, and animal lover. In her free time she volunteers at a local animal rescue and with legal aid.
Director of Partner Development
Patrick brings a wide range of sales, marketing, and business development experience to Universal Registered Agents. He has experience in a broad range of industries including freight/logistics, IT security, manufacturing, and consumer products.
Patrick’s enthusiasm for relationship building and passion for expanding to new markets make him ideally suited to build lasting relationships with our clients and help URA evolve to meet their business needs.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys flying his drone, being outdoors, cheering on Kansas City sports teams, and spending time with his wife and our four children. Patrick lives in Olathe, KS
Ashton is a recent graduate of Pittsburg University in Kansas, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing. Having begun his career with URA as a part-time employee while attending college, he is now a full-time sales representative, interacting with law firms and corporations working on solutions through technology and customer service.
Ashton is newly married and enjoys traveling, his dog, exercise, family and friends.
In 2006 Lindsay left her career as a Paralegal to join the Service Company world. In 2010 she founded SPI Corporate Solutions, Inc. to provide unparalleled, personalized service to the legal, financial and corporate industries.
In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys traveling with her husband Nick and their two tiny humans, Taylor and Hayden. Lindsay also acts as the choreographer and sits on the Board of Directors for The Penguin Project, a theater program that specializes in empowering children with special needs through theater.
Eric is the founder and CEO of Wolz Corporate, which specializes in corporate services. Eric resides in the Denver area.