Keshia Cain brings 15 years of public relations and marketing communications experience to Merryman Communications. Her experience spans strategic counsel and implementation for product launches, educational campaigns, thought leadership initiatives, celebrity spokesperson and KOL management, stakeholder relations, internal communications and event execution. She has managed successful branded and unbranded disease awareness campaigns; consumer, professional and media events; and spokesperson media tours.
At Merryman Communications, Keshia has focused primarily on communications efforts for medical device companies. Activities include content development, local and national consumer campaigns, and healthcare professional campaigns.
Before joining Merryman Communications, Keshia managed multiple accounts at Chandler Chicco Agency and TogoRun, including Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Allergan, Aclaris Therapeutics, DePuy Synthes Companies (recognized with a CLIO award), and Covidien. Keshia has managed the day-to-day account work for numerous FDA approvals recognized in top-tier national media such as the NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, the Today Show and The New York Times.
Before moving to the agency side, Keshia was the principal lead of the comprehensive public relations program at Northeast Valley Health Corporation, one of the largest community health centers in the United States, heading both internal and external communications.
Keshia earned both a Master of Arts in communication and a Bachelor of Science in public relations with a minor in psychology (magna cum laude) from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. She previously served as an adjunct professor for public relations courses at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.