Co-Founder, Partner

Prior to co-founding The Morning Group, Mackenzie gained nearly a decade of major-donor political fundraising experience.  Most recently, she was the Deputy Finance Director for the Right to Rise Super PAC, helping raise more than $120 million to support former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s presidential bid.  Mackenzie personally managed Right to Rise’s fundraising in California, Florida, and Texas, accounting for more than two-thirds of the PAC’s fundraising goal.


Before joining Right to Rise, Mackenzie served as the Finance Director and raised more than $8 million for the opposition research organization America Rising PAC.  During the 2012 and 2014 cycles, she served as the Regional Finance Director for Texas and the South for Romney Victory and the Republican National Committee, managing a six-state region that reached 118% of its fundraising goal prior to its deadline.  Mackenzie began her fundraising career in a number of capacities for several other fundraising organizations.


Originally from Tyler, Texas, Mackenzie was awarded her degree from Sewanee:  The University of the South.  She lives in Washington, DC with her husband Ollie.