McKinley manages social media outlets and assists in the creation of content for clients. Prior to joining the PolicyWorks team, McKinley was the Administrative Communications Intern for the Iowa Department of Agriculture, where she learned to effectively manage social media, create engaging content, and develop her understanding of government policy.
Within the past few years, McKinley has established her own professional photography business called, McKinley Rayne Photography. She is also the Publicity Director of a non-profit organization called Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition and Benefit, which raises funds each year for a community member going through a health-related hardship.
McKinley is a 2021 graduate of Iowa State University, where she received her B.S. in Agricultural Communications and minor in Advertising. Outside of her career, McKinley and her husband have a row-crop farming operation and raise cattle. In addition, she also spends time spoiling her three dogs, traveling the world, and photographing weddings.