SPOTLIGHT: CHLOE MCKENZIE
Founder, President, CEO, BlackFem
Chloe McKenzie has a B.A. from Amherst College and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning and Services from Boston University. She is currently completing her Master’s in Public Administration at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Chloe has worked as mortgage trader at J.P. Morgan and has over five years of wealth advising experience (including acting a financial advisor for homeless and low-income families). Following a 2015 education fellowship with the New York City public school system, she founded BlackFem, a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to transform school-based learning so that girls of color in underserved communities are empowered with skills, habits, and resources to build and sustain wealth. BlackFem has helped over 15,000 at risk students in 12 states develop the skills they need to build and sustain wealth with wealth literacy programming.
Chloe’s newest venture, On A Wealth Kick, LLC (OWK), combats wealth inequality at both individual and institutional levels. She provides tools for individuals to develop wealth intelligence and advocate for wealth equality. She also serves as an advisor and educational speaker for organizations and institutions, helping them address wealth challenges for their employees and the communities they serve.