MacKenzie is a self-proclaimed detail-freak who loves serving the Lord by pursuing excellence behind the scenes so organizations can flourish. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a BBA in Management and BA in Corporate Communication & Public Affairs. Through her concentration in Nonprofit Engagement & Social Innovation at SMU, MacKenzie was introduced to Praxis at Academy and was immediately drawn to the community of ambitious believers diligently pursuing God’s call on their lives. Before Praxis, she had experiences in industries ranging from bridal to professional hockey, but found her niche in faith-based nonprofits & startups. MacKenzie is excited to call New York home, serving as the Praxis Venture Programs Associate, but will always be a Midwesterner at heart, as her family still resides in her home state of Minnesota.