Our Team

Who We ARE

As a small business fueled by our Oregon family history, our work reflects our passion for the people of our state. Serving central Oregon to the coast, and Salem to Ashland, McKenzie Outdoor Living offers innovative outdoor living solutions. Understanding different environmental needs and adapting materials to suit the both the weather and the client allows us to customize your backyard to create the experience you envision. 

Here in Oregon, we have four distinct seasons and a strong connection to the outdoors. This is where McKenzie Outdoor Living comes in. We are here to help you expand your square footage, to extend your idea of home. We want you to use your property more fully and creatively. If 2020 taught us anything, it is the value of home as oasis. Inspired to invest in our homes rather than make do with big box retailer solutions, we are improving our living spaces. We want you to fuel your love for home by creating a space that offers you four seasons of outdoor living.


KATHRYN – Owner and General Manager

Originally from northern California, Kathryn moved to Eugene to attend UO. She loves the big family she shares with Brian and enjoys traveling and hiking. Kathryn keeps the office running and strives to bring our customers a greater connection to their own homes and surroundings.

BRIAN - Owner

A native Oregonian, Brian is a Navy veteran who grew up on a Creswell farm. He loves to golf, especially when he and Kathryn travel. He brings a laser-focused drive to McKenzie Outdoor Living, a passion for the people of Oregon, delivering the best possible service and attention to detail with every job.

J - Lead Installer

Born and raised in Oregon, J and his wife spent a few years in Maine. He is happiest outdoors, fishing, foraging for mushrooms, or playing with his two dogs. J’s artistic vision is best displayed in his custom rock patios, fire pits, and other projects. His years of experience ensure McKenzie Outdoor Living’s clients the highest quality work from our team.

DOUG - Outdoor Specialist, Southern Oregon area Sales

Doug lives in the Medford area and serves the southern Oregon area from Klamath Falls to the coast. Doug is a USAF veteran with an electronics and manufacturing background. He grew up in a military family and has lived all over the country as well as overseas. His background with Boeing as a quality inspector developed his eye for detail. You may find him with his wife and three dogs exploring the outdoors or paragliding in the Applegate Valley. He will help you realize your vision for your outdoor space, and turn it into your outdoor home!