Southeast Regional Representative

1MC has brought me lifetime friendships and has been a daily inspiration for me. The connections I have all over the world with like-minded entrepreneurs is what keeps me fueled (other than the coffee of course)!

Kenzie Fitzpatrick

@1MCSoutheast

Meet Kenzie Fitzpatrick

Kenzie Fitzpatrick is a two-time graduate of Florida State University and accidental entrepreneur. She received her bachelor's degree in Information, Communication and Technology in 2013 and then went on to pursue her master's degree in Integrated Marketing and Management Communication. Shortly after graduating with her master's degree, she joined a marketing firm that wasn't the right fit and decided to branch out on her own.

As of today, she has worked with flower shops, shooting ranges, holster brands, hospitals, not for profits, retail clothing stores, salons, and many more small businesses to increase their brand awareness and sales. Kenzie has worked as a Coordinator helping start the nation's first stand-alone entrepreneurship school at a public university, volunteered as an Organizer for 1 Million Cups both in Tallahassee and Pensacola, has helped plan multiple Startup Weekends, Startup Grind's and more! Her passion for community and helping others build their dreams is what drives her to make an impact. Kenzie enjoys competitive shooting, reading books of all genres, and spending all her spare time outdoors.

What is a Regional Representative?

Community leaders who provide guidance on how to grow a deeply engaged community; and shares best practices from organizers across the country.

How Can a Regional Representative Help You?

Our regional representatives are point people for 1 Million Cups organizers to engage with on growing their communities and learning best practices. Regional reps will be accessible via Slack and email and are eager to help organizers build their 1MC communities.

You should think of them as your first stop when you have a question about building your community, including presenter pipeline, inclusion, attendance numbers and building engagement.

What Area Does Kenzie Serve?

Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Can I be a Regional Representative?

Possibly! We are working to formally define what the role looks like, including eligibility, application process, responsibilities and more, with a strong focus on inclusion and diversity. The more you engage and interact with your regional rep, the more we can learn and better position this role in the future.

Stay tuned for more details about our regional reps!