Mackenzie Lake

Vice President of Corporate Development

Mackenzie Lake is a seasoned corporate development professional, joining Montway in 2022 as Vice President of Corporate Development. With more than 15 years of experience in strategic acquisitions and partnerships, she is instrumental in bolstering Montway’s global standing in the automotive transport industry. Her role involves forging relationships with sellers, investors, advisors and executives.


Prior to Montway, Mackenzie served as Director of Corporate Development at Knowles Corporation, where she oversaw multiple acquisitions and worked with business leaders on strategy development. Before entering her corporate development career, Mackenzie was a strategy consultant, managing and executing engagements for top-tier industrial, manufacturing and private equity clients. Her projects spanned commercial due diligence, growth strategy, go-to-market, channel strategy and operational optimization. She spent the first 5+ years of her career as an investment banker.


Mackenzie holds an MBA in Analytical Management, Finance and Entrepreneurship from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in International Relations and Economics from Lake Forest College.


Outside of work, Mackenzie and her husband share their wanderlust, active lifestyle and love of music with their three children.