Linda Diane Mackey
Linda Diane Mackey was appointed Consul-General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas in Miami on October 01 st , 2017 by Bahamian Prime Minister The Honourable Hubert A. Minnis.
Consul-General Mackey received her primary and secondary education at the Ridgeland Primary School and 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.
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. She is passionate about assisting and mentoring youth and troubled teens. As an active member of New Providence Community Church, she is involved in numerous community assistance ventures. Mrs. Mackey is married Stephen Mackey, the Chief Executive Officer of MIP Bahamas, and is the mother to four adult children, and four grandchildren.