The McKenzie Leadership Team

Jim M. Smith

President, CEO (11 years)


Provides leadership to position the company at the forefront of the industry. Develops a strategic plan to advance the company's mission, principles, and objectives to meet our goals as an organization. Ensures we adhere to our core values in all that we do.

Fun fact: Jim and his wife Breanne adopted their daughter Josanna from Ethiopia in 2010, and this is their third child.

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Christina Clayborn

Director of Customer Service (6 years)


Promotes team member success & growth. Encourages & facilitates team effectiveness. Manages & maintains documentation for business roles & processes.

Fun fact: Christina lives with her family in Beaverton, OR. Most weekends you can find her out and about the Portland area riding trains, visiting the zoo, or eating yummy food.

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Eric Prentice

Contract COO (1 year)


Provides organizational support to the company. Making sure the right people are in the right jobs and knowing what needs to happen to make things run smoothly for our customers.

Fun fact: Eric loves to geek out over business strategy, processes and company culture. He’s one of few people who get really excited when you start talking about job descriptions and business metrics.

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Emily Gordon

Accounting Manager (2 years)


Emily accurately & efficiently records company financial information to measure the success of the company and provide the team with reporting to assist in critical decision making.

Fun Fact: Emily loves to travel and enjoys learning about new cultures. She's visited 3 continents and would love to add an African Safari to her list in the future. Her favorite destinations include an ocean and warm weather... who can blame her! She is married with 5 fur babies: 2 dogs and 3 cats who are a constant source for entertainment.

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