Mickie McNamara – Author and Former Civil Servant

Mickie McNamara was born to Guyanese immigrants in Brooklyn, New York and studied Italian, classical art history, and collage in Rome, Italy. She interned at the United Nations World Food Programme before beginning her decade-long career in finance, culminating as an Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank in New York. She served as a Civil Servant for U.S. Army Africa in Vicenza, Italy before moving to Savannah. She has an M.A. in Government and Politics from St. John’s University, Rome Campus, and a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia. She is currently working on her forthcoming memoir.