Oct. 13, 2022 – Ball Consulting Group, LLC, a full-service, award-winning strategic communications firm, has announced the appointment of Michelle McKenzie as Account Manager. She will help lead the firm’s growing nonprofits and human services practice.
McKenzie is an experienced communications professional who has worked as a journalist and editor as well as in the fields of marketing and public relations. Prior to joining Ball Consulting Group, she served as the Communications and Business Development Specialist for the behavioral health nonprofit North Suffolk Mental Health Association, leading internal and external communications efforts.
As Communications and Public Policy Manager for the Providers’ Council, the largest human services trade association in New England, McKenzie was responsible for external communications including weekly newsletters, website content, a monthly newspaper, press releases and social media.
“Michelle brings a strong and varied public relations background to our firm, and her deep experience in the human services sector positions her perfectly to help lead and grow what is a rapidly expanding practice area for our firm,” said David A. Ball, president and founder of Ball Consulting Group. “Human services providers are facing immense workforce and reimbursement challenges and Michelle’s subject matter expertise allows her to get right to work telling that story.”
McKenzie began her career as a sports reporter for The Enterprise newspaper of Brockton, eventually becoming the Suburban Editor and directing coverage of 31 cities and towns south of Boston. She left in 2009 to pursue opportunities in public relations and marketing, specializing in the nonprofit sector.
McKenzie holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University. She loves sports, rescue animals, books and craft beer.
Ball Consulting Group, located in Newton, on Boston’s western border, provides a broad array of communications services including public and media relations, marketing communications, and crisis planning and management and specializes in the health care, nonprofit and education sectors. For more information, visit www.ballcg.com.