Kenzie O’Keefe, Director
Kenzie joined ThreeSixty as its full-time leader in October 2023. Passionate about inspiring and equipping young people to find, use, and amplify their voices, she brings experience as a classroom teacher, community journalist, marketing consultant, and nonprofit leader to the role.
She comes to ThreeSixty from Pillsbury United Communities in Minneapolis where she most recently served as the agency’s head of mobilization and narrative strategy, overseeing a team of community-based storytellers working to develop media and strategic messaging to shift narratives of people, place, race, and poverty, and support policy leading to equitable systems change. Born and raised in St. Paul, Kenzie holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Theresa Malloy Lemickson, Program Manager
Theresa joined ThreeSixty in January 2019. She brings professional writing, editing and digital media experience to her role, as well as a passion for producing and sharing meaningful stories, particularly ones from underrepresented communities. She has spent more than a decade volunteering and working with ThreeSixty students.
Theresa spent six years as a professional journalist. Her passion for investigative storytelling earned her awards across organizations. Theresa is a two-time Tommie, earning her undergraduate degree at St. Thomas in 2013 in Communication and Journalism and a minor in American Culture and Difference studies, and completing her master’s in English in 2023. She leads ThreeSixty’s classroom and teaches a freshman class. Theresa is a former grammar queen and a lover of words and nerds.
Denise Huang, Engagement Manager
Denise joined ThreeSixty in December 2022. Previously, as a community engagement manager, she worked with Asian American and immigrant nonprofits in the Chicago area, providing community education and culturally responsive programming to diverse groups on topics related to immigration, gender, structural violence, and Asian American histories.
Denise is drawn to compelling and incisive storytelling and enjoys working with young people to explore their voice.
Denise is from San Francisco and is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts and the University of Chicago, where she studied political theory. She brings a love for fluffy prose and dislike for run-on sentences.