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Accolade announced this week that Cindy R. Kent, who is currently the executive vice president and president of senior living of Brookdale Senior Living and former president and general manager of the 3M Infection Prevention Division, is joining its board of directors, effective immediately.
Accolade provides personalized health and benefits solutions designed to empower every person to live their healthiest life.
“We are thrilled to have Cindy Kent join our board of directors. Her extensive experience in leading healthcare and business operations will enrich our board and provide actionable insight for our management team,” says Rajeev Singh, Accolade CEO. “Cindy is a widely respected business leader and her experiences and background will complement our board as Accolade continues to grow and scale our services for new members and markets.”
Brookdale Senior Living is America’s largest senior living company with 700+ facilities across the U.S. and Kent oversees day-to-day operations of senior living with responsibility for revenue and profitability growth.
“I believe that Accolade is well positioned to have a transformative impact on healthcare and I am thrilled to join this esteemed board of directors and highly capable management team in this aim,” says Kent in a statement.
Kent holds an MBA in marketing and a Master of Divinity she gained from Vanderbilt University. She also has a BS in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern University, earned a certification in Strategic Finance from the Harvard Business School and is Six Sigma green belt trained.
Last year she was named one of Savoy Magazine’s “Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America,” 2020.