Keshia Cain brings nine 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 celebrity- and physician-driven campaigns; branded and non-branded disease awareness campaigns; consumer, professional and media events; and spokesperson media tours.
Before joining Merryman Communications, Keshia led multiple accounts at Chandler Chicco Agency and TogoRun, including Accumen, Aclaris Therapeutics, DePuy Synthes Companies (recognized with a CLIO award), Boston Scientific Neuromodulation and Allergan’s LATISSE® and Covidien’s Rethink Varicose Veins initiatives. Most recently, Keshia managed the day-to-day account work for the FDA approval of KYBELLA®, a treatment for submental fullness recognized in top-tier national media such as the Today Show and The New York Times. The efforts were rewarded with a 2015 PRism Award of Excellence in the New Product/Service Launch category.
Prior to these positions, 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.
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 now serves as an adjunct professor for public relations courses at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.