SUZANNE MCKENZIE Co-Founder | Creative Director


Co-Founder | Creative Director

An award-winning creative director/designer by trade, Suzanne is passionate about using design and collaboration to make the world a better place. Prior to joining BeyondBrands to lead our creative branding group, Suzanne spent 20 years in the advertising and design consultancy worlds. She was honored to be one of President Obama’s Global Emerging Entrepreneurs, as well as North America Sappi Ideas that Matter Grant recipient. Suzanne pays it forward teaching Design and Social Entrepreneurship at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and running the Ucal McKenzie Breakaway Foundation, a nonprofit that gives city youth access top soccer, health and art education. Suzanne is often approached to speak about design, social impact and collaboration, most recently at the AIGA National Conference.  This year, she is a 2019 One Show judge.  Always on the go, Suzanne is an avid runner, and enjoys trying new recipes with fresh and healthy ingredients.

 “Fall down 4 times. Get back up 5.”

Brand Experience: American Legacy Foundation, Boston Children’s Hospital, ESPN, Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Maria Sharapova/SuperGoop, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Nike, Ocean Spray, Professional Association for Design (AIGA), Puma, Tom Ford, truth, Whole Foods, VH1 Save the Music Foundation

In the News

Co-creating the Next Generation
of Conscious Brands.

Former Whole Foods Executive
Joins Beyond Brands.

Vegan Brand Revolutionizing
Plant Based Seafood.

Let’s Co-Create

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