Jen began her career with the MuzikMafia, both as an artist and working behind the scenes with the launch of the street team and online communities. She spent 2 years as a personal assistant to John Rich, during the height of his career as an award-winning songwriter, producer, and one half of the platinum selling duo Big & Rich. After a brief stint as a spoken word artist signed to Big Kenny’s Big Love Music, she shifted her focus to the business side of the music industry and took a position with Sony’s Verity Gospel, supporting VP of Sales, Mark Michel. Jen went on to make stops in radio promotions at Provident Label Group, and at Sony Music Nashville, supporting the Marketing & Media Departments. Most recently, she spent two years as a Project Manager for Nashville based Thirty Tigers, overseeing album launches of Big & Rich, Toby Keith, Sunny Sweeney, Angaleena Presley, Wade Bowen, Ned LeDoux, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and several other talented independent acts.
McKenzie is a recent graduate of Elon University, where she studied strategic communications and computer science. She was born with country music flowing through her veins, so she decided to combine her passions for marketing and country music and turn it into her career. She completed Berklee College of Music's online Music Business program while completing her studies at Elon, and set her sights on Nashville. She worked with a variety of artists while interning at both Triple 8 Management and Thirty Tigers, which is where she met Jen.