Serving as President of NMA for almost forty years, Nan McKay is widely recognized as a national speaker and leader in the housing industry, serving as a management consultant in the private and governmental sectors. Nan has served as President of Nan McKay and Associates since 1980, the leader in providing innovative solutions for neighborhoods across the country. With offices in California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Texas, the San Diego-based, woman-owned company is recognized as one of the most effective, strategic, and compliance-focused organizations serving communities nationwide.
In addition, she owns Nan McKay Connects LLC, a company specializing in media production. As founder of TrailBlazers Impact podcast, Nan focuses on inspirational stories of ordinary women with extraordinary achievements. She recently interviewed 20 brave women from Afghanistan and Rwanda and is working on a Peace Through Business podcast. She has served on the National Leased Housing Board and is currently serving on the NAWBO San Diego Board of Directors. She is listed in Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America and Who’s Who of American Women and has received numerous awards for her contributions and leadership. In 2019, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) selected her as the California Women Business Owner of 2019. She has two buildings named after her in Minnesota: the Nan McKay Building and McKay Manor.