Mackenzie comes to Genesys Works with a history of convening resources to support scaling youth-serving organizations. A proud product of public schools, Mackenzie has worked for nearly a decade to advance partnerships that bolster public school systems. Her development responsibilities have included institutional funding, individual major gifts, special events, grant writing, marketing and communications, volunteer management, and development administration. Most recently, she served as the inaugural Director of Development for Youth Guidance’s flagship program, Becoming A Man (BAM), as it launched its first geographic expansion outside of Chicago. Mackenzie has also held leadership roles at Outward Bound, Living Classrooms, and International Field Studies.
Mackenzie holds a Masters of Public Policy from Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts.