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Public relations executive

Kay Branch McKenzie, American public relations executive.

Background

McKenzie, Kay Branch was born on February 12, 1936 in Atlanta. Daughter of William Harllee and Katherine (Hunter) Branch.

Education

Student, Sweet Briar College, 1955; student, Emory University, 1956-1957.

Career

Account executive Hill and Knowlton Inc., Atlanta, 1979-1980, account supervisor/director Southeast government relations, 1981-1983. Partner McKenzie, Gordon & Potter, 1983-1985. President McKenzie & Associates Inc., 1986-1989.

Senior vice president Manning Selvage & Lee, 1989-1993. Vice president communications and creative services 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games, 1993-1996. Vice president communications and development United States Disabled Athletes Fund, 1997—2004.

Executive director Southeastern Flower Show, 2004—2006.

Membership

Member Commission on Future of South, 1974. Co-chairman John Lewis for Congress, Atlanta, 1986. Regional board directors Institute International Education, 1987-1993.

Fellow Society International Business Fellows (board directors 1983-1985, 92-93, vice president 1986-1988), Georgia C. of Chamber (board directors 1983-1997), Leadership Atlanta, Georgia International Horse Park Foundation (board directors 1993-1998), Friends of Georgia State Parks & History Sites (board director).

Connections

Married Harold Cantrell McKenzie, Junior, April 11, 1958. Children: Ansley, Katherine, Harold Cantrell III.

father:
William Harllee Branch

mother:
Katherine (Hunter) Branch

spouse:
Harold Cantrell McKenzie

child:
Katherine McKenzie

child:
Ansley McKenzie

child:
Harold Cantrell III McKenzie