Introducing the latest new starters in our rapidly growing US-based team


Porterhouse Medical Group is thrilled to introduce two new starters in our rapidly growing US-based healthcare communications team.

Welcome Taylor Mcllhenny

Firstly, we are delighted to welcome Taylor McIlhenny, who has joined the team as Account Director. Taylor graduated in 2015 from the Susquehanna University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

She has is an experienced client services professional having worked in medical communications for a number of years and at a world-renowned academic medical centre in Philadelphia, as a project and web content coordinator. Taylor has valuable experience in business development having played a key part in turning a $750k at-risk account into one worth $3m. She also has extensive experience in publications and delivering medical meetings and events.

In her spare time Taylor likes to bake and hopefully we will get the chance to enjoy her delicious cakes at some stage.

Welcome Mckayla Tassy

We would also like to give a warm welcome Mckayla Tassy has joined the team an Account Manager.

McKayla graduated in 2018 with a BSc in Systems and Behavioural Neuroscience from the Ohio State University.

McKayla brings two years’ valuable experience working in a US-based strategic planning and healthcare communications agency to her new role. She also has a strong interest in mental health, having done research work on developing technology for mental well-being and is about to start volunteering with a company that works on designing healthcare spaces that focus on how design/architecture impacts mental health and healthcare.

In her spare time, Mckayla enjoys travelling and spending time with her family. She is also a certified yoga instructor and pure barre instructor and teaches classes throughout the week – so hopefully she will be able to share some health tips in our well-being and exercise groups at Porterhouse.

Welcome to the Porterhouse family, McKayla and Taylor. We look forward to working with you and watching your careers flourish within our global healthcare communications group 😊

At Porterhouse Medical Group, all members of our teams have a solid scientific or commercial background, allowing them to quickly get to grips with new products, understand and develop key communication objectives, and interpret complex data with accuracy and precision. They combine this with exceptional attention to detail and keen commercial thinking to deliver creative, impactful solutions that are scientifically sound and compliant with all relevant codes of practice.

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