Linda D. Mackey was appointed Consul-General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas in Miami on October 01st, 2017 by Bahamian Prime Minister the Honourable Hubert A. Minnis
Consul-General Mackey received her at St. Anne’s High School in Nassau. She continued her post-secondary educational studies in Business Administration at Meritus University in New Brunswick, Canada. The Consul-General served most recently as the President of a boutique real estate firm in Nassau. Her career has also seen her in prior managerial roles in the insurance and luxury clothing industries and is a licensed realtor.
The Consul-General has a long history of involvement in the political spectrum of the Bahamas, first having joined the governing Free National Movement (FNM) Party in 1985 as a campaign worker. The Consul-General has worked every election since, including in 2012 as the Campaign Manager for the constituency of Killarney. She has risen through the ranks of the party having served as an Executive on the FNM Council, and as Deputy Treasurer.
The Consul-General is actively involved in both civic and religious organizations. Her spiritually rich heritage is attributed to her brethren faith, and she is passionate about assisting and mentoring youth and troubled teens.
Mrs. Mackey is married to Stephen Mackey, the Chief Executive Officer and founder of MIP Capital, and is the mother to four adult children, and six grandchildren.