Senior Communications Specialist
Kendra Cassillo joined the Communications Team within the Diabetes Group at Medtronic in 2016. In her current role, Kendra provides ongoing strategic communications counsel around product updates and company news, as well as media and public relations across the Americas Region.
Kendra also has a personal connection to diabetes, as her husband lives with type 1 diabetes. Working within the Diabetes Group has allowed her to combine her personal passion for improving the lives of individuals dealing with diabetes with her career goals in the field of healthcare communications.
Kendra holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations, as well as minors in marketing and political science, from Syracuse University.
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