Mackenzie Ferguson Human Resources Advisor


  • Proud dog mama to Jefferson for over 12 years
  • Visited 21 countries (lived in four) and 35 states (lived in five)
  • Ran the Disney Half Marathon and Castaway Cay 5K in the same week as part of the 2020 Dopey Challenge
  • Transitioned to cat lover/lady in 2015 after first batch of kitten fosters and adopting Starlord in 2018
  • Co-starred in a McDonald's commercial at five years old
  • Attended numerous New Kids on the Block concerts over three decades


With a degree in kinesiology, Mackenzie worked in youth athletics and for the National Hockey League. Her decade of HR experience  included sailing around the Mediterranean and living on Castaway Cay For Disney Cruise Line. She worked for a non-profit and in finance HR before coming to Coastal Payroll.

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Mackenzie’s favorite activities include snowboarding and skiing, live reggae and ska, cat fostering, trying new sushi places, going to the dog beach with Jefferson, watching or listening to crime documentaries and podcasts, and joining wine clubs.


  • Patient
  • Empathetic
  • Relationship-building
  • Optimistic


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