We enable people and organizations to thrive. For us, people are the most complex and dynamic part of any business. We think that irrespective of the size of your organization, having the right people, in the right positions, engaged and focused on the right objectives, are keys to your success.

Sarajane Mackenzie, Founder and President, has over 25 years experience in executive human resource positions primarily in the biotech, pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare and information technology industries. She has headed the HR function for several companies with either US domestic, North American regional, or global responsibility including: Novo Nordisk, Orchid Biosciences, Johnson & Johnson, and Tata Consultancy Services. She has been part of executive teams that have transformed businesses, taken companies’ public, expanded rapidly, and also gone through “course corrections”. Sarajane has extensive global and cross -cultural experience both professionally and personally and has lived outside of the USA for 15 years, primarily in Europe. She has extensive experience coaching and mentoring leaders at the C-Suite level; building and restructuring the human resources function, and project managing organizational initiatives and changes.

Sarajane holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a graduate degree in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. She has done extensive professional development work throughout her career including an HR program at Harvard Business School.

The Mackenzie Consulting Group partners with select subject matter experts and attorneys as needed.

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Kate brings five years of human resources and management experience spanning from start-up life science enterprises to well established hospitality organizations. Ms. Olson has proven experience managing HR initiatives including PEO implementation, performance management, recruiting, training and development, and benefits administration. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University, and has kept her focus on providing excellent service and being upbeat in all that she does. Prior to joining our team, Kate was responsible for the human resource function at Onconova Therapeutics as Manager of Human Resources. Kate is driven by a passion for promoting employee health, safety, and well-being.

For more information on Kate, and to see how you are connected, view her LinkedIn profile.