Jacksonville HR Management, Human Resources Company Staff

Our Staff

bob-mckenzieBob McKenzie


With over 30 years of human resource management experience, Bob’s background includes a wide range of hands-on HR practices including training and development, Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Plan Development, development of performance management and compensation systems, recruitment, employee relations, union avoidance and labor contract negotiations. His working experience encompasses a wide range of industries.

Bob is a regular contributor of articles for a many of publications and is in demand as a speaker for business and community functions all over town. He is actively involved in local and national professional organizations including the Small Business Resource Network, the Society for Human Resource Management, the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Beaches Habitat for Humanity, St. Johns Vision and Easter Seals – Florida.

Of special note, Mr. McKenzie was named the 2012 Ultimate Human Resources Executive of the Year by the Jacksonville Business Journal and won the “Man of Steel Award” by Entrepreneur Anchor Magazine for his contribution to the small business community in Jacksonville.


 Darlene Thomas Rivers

Vice President of Client Services

Darlene got her start in HR as a Captain in the United States Air Force. She has more than 30 years of experience and has worked for Fortune 300 companies including Procter & Gamble and American Express. As an entrepreneurial for 12 years, Darlene understands the trials and tribulations that small businesses experience. She is an award winning trainer and motivational speaker. Darlene received her Bachelor degree in Psychology from Florida A&M University and her Masters degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. It took five years for Bob to recruit Darlene. She is responsible for ensuring that the clients of McKenzieHR get the best service possible and ensuring that the Potential of their People is maximized.

What Our Clients Are Saying

You have provided assistance on so many topics – performance management, updating policies, job description and federal reporting.  I just wanted to reach out and thank you. We are so grateful to you and your team for the countless hours of support you have provided our organization.
Tiffany Blackstone Hamrick, Vice President of Human Resources, Easter Seals Florida