Becky Mackie joined The National World War II Museum in March 2006 and served as its VP of Finance and CFO through July 2017 when she transitioned to Sr. VP and COO. She currently oversees Museum operations that include visitor experiences, educational travel and PT-305 operations, entertainment, rental and group sales, retail and parking, food & beverage and the Higgins Hotel & Conference Center. She leads facility maintenance and security, information technology, and human resources. Under her guidance, the Museum secured over $22 million in economic development incentives toward its $400M capital campaign. She has a proven track record for financial leadership in both the public and private business sectors, serving as Chief Financial Officer for Kindred Hospital. She is a Board-Certified Public Accountant, member of the Louisiana Society of CPA’s and the AICPA, and a Certified Global Management Accountant. She holds a B.A. degree in Accounting from the University of New Orleans. A native of south Louisiana, she enjoys boating and fishing. Mackie and her husband Roy live in Belle Chase, LA where they raised four wonderful children and are proud grandparents of six grandchildren.