McKenzie joined Bailard in 2022. As an ESG Analyst, they are a member of Bailard's Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing (SRII) team. In this role, McKenzie supports Bailard’s ESG research and proprietary ESG Capture® scoring process, the SRII group’s corporate engagement and stakeholder relationships, firmwide ESG projects across multiple asset classes, and thought leadership and media work. Prior to Bailard, McKenzie spent ten years at The Nature Conservancy where they served in communications and freshwater ecosystems conservation project manager roles. McKenzie holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands and a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. In their free time, McKenzie enjoys mountain biking, hiking, golfing, going to concerts, playing mandolin at bluegrass jams, and fronting a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band. McKenzie also serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Bluegrass Pride, a non-profit organization which supports LGBTQ+ equality in American traditional music. McKenzie and their wife live in San Francisco.