About Us

About Silver Compass Advisors

Silver Compass Advisors is a boutique wealth management firm that was started to help clients not merely accumulate wealth, but to help them give direction and meaning to their wealth so that they can live the amazing life of significance that they envision.

Working as a team of committed and passionate individuals, we seek to truly honor your core values and understand the unique goals that are important to you. As a result, your customized wealth plan design expresses you as a person and evolves with every change or challenge you and your family face. Whether it is insightful strategy or intuitive management of your wealth, our objective is to provide you and your family with the highest level of honest service and professionalism.

Eric Kent, CFP®

Financial Advisor


Eric Kent, CFP has endeavored to bring the highest level of expertise to clients since 1992. Eric believes effective wealth management includes coordination with tax and legal advisors – streamlining financial matters to produce efficiency and convenience. This in turn frees clients to pursue other important goals in their lives. In 2002, Eric earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and in 2004 he went on to earn his Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) credential.

In 2006 Eric completed his studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, earning the Investment Strategist Certification. And in 2008 he completed training at the University of Chicago, GSB to earn the Certified Private Wealth Advisor© designation.

When not at the office, Eric spends time with his wife and two daughters; as a family they enjoy horse training and hiking in the woods. At his home in Pineville, you may spot Eric painting or designing and building furniture. Eric is active in his church community, as well as volunteering with the United Way of Central Louisiana. A personal goal of his is to help his daughters get set up in their own businesses so they are empowered to bless the world in the unique way God designed for each of them.

Kisha Ruff

Executive Assistant

At Silver Compass Advisors, a warm and welcome greeting is delivered with authentic Louisiana hospitality by none other than Kisha. A bright and friendly person, Kisha enjoys contributing to the culture at Silver Compass Advisors to ensure that everyone, especially clients, can appreciate. “Everyone here is just awesome. We take pride in our work and function as a team – it really keeps the stress out when people work together.”

When not at the office, Kisha can be spotted diligently at the gym or enjoying a fun night out with the girls at local spots such as Copeland’s (try their cheesecake!). Kisha also has a bit of wanderlust, helping her to relate to those clients of ours that have the travel bug, and hopes to revisit Colorado, the Grand Canyon and other majestic places of our country.