MEET THE TEAM
About the Company
Mackin is an award winning Business Services Company with extensive experience helping businesses of all sizes, and from all across the world. There are two main areas of focus for Mackin:
Workforce Solutions: Providing high quality, contingent workers at a fair rate to help businesses grow their workforce base strategically.
EHS/ISO Certifications: Helping businesses to achieve and maintain their Health and Safety and Environmental certification goals.
We approach every business relationship with a commitment to deliver on our promises. Andy Mackin, our CEO, will often say, “We don’t promise what we can’t deliver, but we deliver on what we promise.”
- Relationships Matter.
- Be honest, respectful and show integrity.
- Create sustainable solutions through innovation and flexibility.
- Encourage growth through leadership, learning and accountability.
- When in doubt “hug it out” by providing resolution through understanding, collaboration and open communication.
- Deliver excellence on a global scale.
- Be transparent.
The Mackin Difference
One of our most important values is Relationships Matter.
That’s not just a statement, at Mackin it is at the core of everything we do.
We value our relationships with our Clients just as much as we do our relationships with our Employees. We are all part of one team, and to Mackin that means family.
Mackin goes the extra mile to provide the highest quality of service, benefits and support at every level. This includes a full range of services to meet client needs, some of the best employee benefits in the market and on-site support with a proactive approach to employee management and performance.
Andy Mackin, CEO
Andy holds a Diploma in Health and Safety from University College Cork; a Certificate in Training and Education from NUI Galway, and has over twenty years experience in the field of Environmental Health and Safety.
As Managing Director of Mackin he has responsibility for the day to day operations of the organisation, and also works with many and varied clients across all sectors in Ireland, the UK, Europe and the US.
Originally hailing from Dundalk, Andy has been in Cork since 1985. He served for 21 years as a member of the Irish Naval Service and, during this time, qualified as an electrician. It was here that he gained his initial experience with risk management and developed his appreciation of Environmental Health and Safety.
Fiona Donnelly, COO
Fiona’s core mantra is to ‘attract, engage and retain’; which incorporates both clients and employees.
She has 25 years of broad commercial experience, from successfully managing a variety of business entities, to management consulting. Her specialties focuses on strategic planning and harnessing the strengths and competitive advantages found within an organisation.
Fiona has an honours Masters Degree from University College Cork in Organisational Development as well as an honours Degree in English. She also holds post-graduate qualifications in Human Resources, L&D and Training.
You can contact Fiona here.
Claire Goulding, Office Manager
Claire is the Office Manager and Senior Office Administrator at Mackin, working at our Head Office in Ireland since 2013. She has worked in the administrative field for over 20 years. Claire not only handles the day-to-day office administrative duties, she is responsible for making the office run smoothly by frequently interacting with clients, answering general office phone calls and emails allowing the consultants to focus on work for our clients.
Claire is involved in the recruitment of new employees, both for the Irish office and foreign offices; training in new administration staff; coordinating office activities, annual leave and taking responsibility for the accounting department, including invoicing and accounts payable.
As Training Co-Ordinator, Claire oversees the organisation of both internal and external courses for Mackin clients. She is the QQI Internal Verifier for Mackin and the registered contact with RSA and PSA. Claire holds an ICM Higher Diploma in Health and Safety and a QQI Level 6 Training and Development award. She is currently studying for a Diploma in HR Business Management. You can contact Claire here.
David Murphy, HR Manager, Cork
David is our Cork based HR Manager. Having worked in the Health Sector for over 20 years as an educator, activist, and records manager, David brings a unique set of skills and attributes to Mackin.
David qualified with an M.Soc.Sc. from University College Cork in 1997, obtained a Diploma in Life & Business Coaching in 2004 and is currently working through his MSc (HRM) to compliment his educational achievements.
With a keen interest in community affairs David holds a number of Voluntary Directorships throughout Cork City. Contact David here.
Holli Black, Engagement Specialist, Cork
Holli joined the Mackin team as a Site Engagement Co-ordinator in Cork to support daily team operations. She will be involved in the entire recruiting process, from co-coordinating available positions, candidate screenings and interviews to on-boarding and new employee orientation. Going forward, Holli will then provide on-site support for both managers and employees and be their main point of contact on a daily basis.
Originally from West London, Holli grew up in Cornwall in the South West of England for most of her childhood and had been working in Devon for the last 10 years. She has 7 years’ experience in project management within the market research sector and spent the last 3 years in the estate agency industry.
In her spare time, Holli trys to keep fit to enable her to fulfill her other passion in life – eating food! She enjoys watching sports including tennis and even a bit of snooker! She also enjoys travelling to different countries/places and watching live music when she can. Contact Holli here.
Barry Crowley, Health & Safety Consultant
Barry is the Health and Safety Consultant with Mackin, following a career of over thirty years in the construction industry; twenty of these as a foreman/supervisor.
Having always has a keen interest in Health and Safety; he returned to college as a mature student in 2008 and received a Certificate in 2009. He subsequently went on to complete the Higher Diploma in Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace in 2011. For advice on Health & Safety requirements contact Barry here.
Tom Deegan, Health & Safety Consultant
Tom joined Mackin as Health and Safety Consultant in 2018,
Having worked in the Security industry for a number of years for a diverse range of clients Tom developed an interest for health and safety. He returned to college as a mature student in 2013 and went on to receive a Bsc degree in Health and safety. contact Tom here.
Danny O’Flynn – Senior Training Instructor
Danny has been an instructor with Mackin since 2008. He has been a first aid instructor for over 20 years and became a Manual Handling Instructor in 2017. Danny is a qualified and registered PHECC instructor, Irish Heart Foundation / BLS Instructor. He is currently an active paramedic and this is where he gained the experience and knowledge which he can transfer to the training courses, making them as enjoyable and practical as possible for all of Mackin clients.
Throughout his career in the naval service Danny served 19 years onboard ships and 3 years overseas on UN missions, which included frontline, combative and life threatening situations. This is where he trained to become a first aid instructor and served in many roles including front line paramedic and senior NCO. contact Danny here.
Phil Byrne, Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2008 & Project Manager Ireland/UK
Phil is a member of the NSAI Quality Management Standards Committee which has a role in the development of the ISO 9001:2015 and related standards. As a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems, Phil ensures that all management systems developed with our clients meet and exceed the necessary criteria for certification to this international standard.
For over 20 years he has been involved with Organisational Change Management and Consultancy on the development, implementation and auditing of Quality Management Systems. Phil has gained extensive experience in numerous business sectors with companies of all sizes and brings his expertise to Mackin clients. To take the first steps towards establishing an effective Quality Management System in your business, contact Phil here.
Leniece Lane, CMO
Leniece Lane has worked as a consultant for over 17 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. She has aMasters Degree from Campbell University in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management.
Throughout her career Leniece has worked in a variety of fields including technology, finance, real estate, human resources and environmental, health and safety. She has been with Mackin for over 5 years total, first as a contractor and now as consultant in charge of business development in our U.S. offices. Contact Leniece here.
Mee Vang - Director of Business Development and Growth
Mee Vang brings over 15 years of experience in Business Development and Strategic Growth to the Mackin team. She joined Mackin at just the right time as the company is experiencing enormous growth and Mee can’t wait to be a part of it. She has worked as an analyst, strategist, and Executive Director. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from University of California and a Master’s Degree from Drexel University. Contact Mee here.
Ashley Akerberg – Engagement and HR Lead, California, U.S.
Ashley joined the Mackin team as an Engagement Specialist in 2018 after ten years in education. It was as a teacher Ashley discovered her love for supporting individual growth and organizational development. From her previous experience she brings a passion for building relationships, helping others reach their potential, and organizing systems. Caring deeply about diversity and inclusion, she works to create policies and practices that provide opportunities for all people to be successful and shine.
In 2019 Ashley moved into a lead role as Engagement and HR Lead. As a Mackin Lead, Ashley supports our other Engagement Specialists in the US, assists Mackin employees, including contingent workers, navigate employee benefits, seek out professional development opportunities and encourages individual growth.
Having relocated from Oregon to California to join Mackin, she enjoys many things about her new Bay Area home: year-round sunshine, cultural events, trying new restaurants, and being close to both the mountains and the ocean. Contact Ashley here
Courtney Ollmann - Engagement Specialist, Washington, U.S.
Courtney joined the Mackin team as an Engagement Specialist for Seattle in 2018. She provides on-site support for both client managers and site employees, including scheduling and co-ordinating available team positions to help the Mackin team grow. Her duties include on-boarding, new employee orientation, evaluations/feedback, weekly meetings and any other tasks requested by the team. Courtney is the link between Mackin head-office and the employees on-site in Seattle.
Originally from the Seattle area, Courtney graduated with a Bachelor’s degree at Washington State University (Go Cougs!). She holds great value in building personal connections in both her private and professional life, and enjoys being outdoors as often as possible. Contact Courtney here.
Fernanda Amaya - Engagement Specialist, California, U.S.
Fernanda joined Mackin as an Engagement Specialist in early 2019 in Menlo Park, California. She brough with her three years experience in HR operations roles for both small and mid-size companies in the bay area as well as many years of experience in recruiting and employee management. During this time Fernanda developed a passion for working closely with people to help them become successful in their career paths.
She graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from San Francisco State University.
In her spare time Fernanda is a musical theater nerd, she also enjoy hiking with her husky dog and vegan cooking with her wife. Contact Fernanda here.
Hannah Baldovino - Engagement Specialist, California, U.S.
Hannah joined the Mackin team in California as an Engagement Specialist in 2019. She provides on-site support for Mackin Clients and Employees including on-boarding, employee training, new hire orientation, evaluations/feedback, weekly meetings and any other tasks requested by the team. Hannah is the link between Mackin head-office and the employees on-site in Sunnyvale.
Hannah came to Mackin all the way from Hawaii! She has a Bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communication with a minor in Psychology and a Master’s Degree, both from California State University in Sacramento. She recently became a first-time mom and enjoys spending her weekend watching him learn and grow up way too fast. Contact Hannah here.