Faces of West Michigan 2020 Special Section
CJ MACKENZIE – FIRST COMPANIES INC.
4380 BROCKTON DR. SE., STE. 1, GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49512 616-698-5000 | FIRSTCOMPANIES.COM
As vice president of construction for First Companies, CJ MacKenzie first looks to gain a thorough understanding of his clients’ needs, bringing together experts to determine the best ways to achieve each customer’s goals and vision. His passion for the industry, and serving customers well, is what drives his leadership in programs and associations that continuously improve the trades and assists in developing young talent for the future.
Known for his collaborative, consultative approach, MacKenzie has a well-earned reputation for his knowledge, integrity, and creative problem-solving; always bringing together the right team for each project. Under his guidance, the construction team recently delivered the award-winning New Vista (a class-A, multi-tenant medical facility on East Paris), Studio Park, and the new global headquarters for Viking. Whether it is ground-up construction, historic renovations, additions or refreshing a dated office, MacKenzie will assemble a specialized team for every type of project.