Kathleen McKenzie has served as Allegheny County Deputy Manager since February 2004, responsible for the supervision and administration of the county’s operations as well as for major policy initiatives of Chief Executive Dan Onorato, such as the Kane Committee, a committee to restructure four county nursing homes, the Parks Action Team which established the first county parks foundation, and a committee to study the effectiveness and efficiency of county and city government headed by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg.
Previously, Ms. McKenzie was an operational manager for both West Penn Allegheny Health Systems and the City of Pittsburgh. In addition, she has over 10 years of experience engaged in the private practice of law.
Ms. McKenzie completed a B.A. in government and law from Lafayette College and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She currently sits on the boards of various public and community organizations, including the Pittsburgh Regional Health Care Initiative, Allegheny Correctional Health Services, Inc. Board, Riverlife and the International Women’s Forum.