Cindy R. Kent
Cindy R. Kent joined Brookdale as Executive Vice President and President of Senior Living in January 2020. Prior to joining Brookdale, Ms. Kent served as President and General Manager of 3M’s Infection Prevention Division from 2016 to 2018 and President and General Manager of 3M’s Drug Delivery Systems Division from 2014 and 2016. Prior to that, she held senior leadership roles at Medtronic from 2007 to 2013. Ms. Kent earned an MBA in marketing and a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University. She also holds 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. Ms. Kent has been appointed to serve as a trustee on the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust beginning July 2020.