Employee Spotlight: Mackenzie Rutherford

Published: 6/27/2019

Mackenzie has been with PromiseShip for two years. Prior to her current role as a Family Permanency Supervisor, Mackenzie was a Family Permanency Specialist.

In her current role, Mackenzie monitors the safety of families through her staff. She supports her team in finding the appropriate resources to meet families’ needs, help develop case plan goals, and ensure children are always safe.

Mackenzie has been working in child welfare and social work since graduating college. Previously she was in law enforcement which she enjoyed but wanted to provide extended services and resources to families to help them be successful long term. She said, “working with kids is my passion and this job allows me to blend all of my interests in a way that gives back to the community.”

When asked what she is most proud of about her role at PromiseShip, Mackenzie stated, “I enjoy my coworkers and the collaboration that occurs on a daily basis. We are constantly trying to improve our relationships with the community and our families to make this process easier and more beneficial for the families we serve.”

Mackenzie is a true advocate of PromiseShip. Thank you, Mackenzie, for your continued hard work and dedication to our mission!