Risa McKenzie-1


Risa McKenzie

Account Manager

Pennsylvania, USA

About Risa

As an Account Manager at Very, Risa builds and manages relationships with prospective and existing Very clients. She’s motivated by seeing others achieve success and fulfillment, and she’s committed to building a positive, encouraging, and productive culture.

Past Experience

  • Hale & True Cider Co., Owner & CEO (current)
  • Cohere, Director of Operations
  • Philly Foodworks, Freelance Social Media & Marketing Manager
  • Brown Industries, Graphic Designer


  • Project management
  • Customer success
  • Budgeting
  • Growth planning
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Awards & Certifications

Under Risa's leadership, Hale & True Co. was recently named one of the 50 Best Bars in Philadelphia and won the Best of Philly award for Best Cidery in 2018.

Industry Experience

Risa has many years of experience in overseeing every aspect of a project or business, from financials and long-term planning to culture and relationship-building.


When she's not managing accounts or sipping cider, Risa likes yoga, nutrition, cuddling her dog, reading fantasy/sci-fi, and getting outside whenever she can.