Mackenzie Loy

Founder & CEO, The Homemade Marketplace

Mackenzie Loy, briefly sold cinnamon rolls from her apartment, laying the foundation for The Homemade Marketplace.  Mackenzie founded the first Homemade hub, Homemade in DC, to accelerate other women entrepreneurs of Color building their food businesses with a mission to close the racial and gender wealth gap through entrepreneurship.  Prior to launching Homemade, she worked with non-profits, state agencies, and Fortune 500 companies to launch and grow their innovation programs and has a background in sales and business development.  To this day, she loves learning the business goals of each food entrepreneur onboarded into the HiDC Community, a “Yes and” mentality, and of course, a great cinnamon roll.

Mackenzie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Political Science from Tufts University and an MBA and Master of Public Policy from the McDonough School of Business and McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.