McKenzie Mortensen Ross, Vice President of Marketing at SmartDV, is a creative marketer with an instinct for storytelling.
Since joining SmartDV in early 2022, her focus has been on curating the company’s brand, developing a new website (launching late spring 2023), and cultivating scalable marketing strategies to accelerate growth.
Prior to SmartDV, McKenzie was Director of Corporate Marketing at OneSpin Solutions (acquired by Siemens) and Director of Marketing at IPextreme (acquired by Silvaco).
Earlier in her professional life, she taught third and fifth grade at Challenger School in San Jose, California.
Outside of work, McKenzie serves on University of Puget Sound’s Alumni Council Executive Committee as Regional Clubs Chair, overseeing the social activities of twelve alumni clubs in major metropolitan areas across the country. In her free time, she enjoys golf, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), and gastrotourism.
McKenzie holds a BA English: Writing, Rhetoric, and Culture (2006) from University of Puget Sound, and MA Children's Literature (Merit, 2011) from University of Roehampton in London.