Originally from Haiti, Kenny Mascary first arrived in Boston for college in 2004. After completing the Human Services Program at Northeastern University, Kenny cut his teeth at mission-driven organizations like the West End House Boys and Girls Club, Cambridge Youth Programs, the Cambridge Public Library and more recently, Now + There, before joining the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture as Chief of Staff
As a DJ, therapeutic mentor, film photographer, board certified basketball referee, and plant dad, Kenny is passionate about connecting with communities and individuals that share a passion and excitement around conversations and experiences that open minds and help co-create spaces to celebrate the creative diversity of Boston’s dynamic and ever-changing cultural fabric. In 2015, he co-founded NYA. Boston, LLC, a marketing and events agency that has partnered with brands and organizations like The Boston Red Sox, Black-Owned Bos, Red Bull USA, Reebok, Northeastern University's John D. O'Bryant African American Institute, and Harvard Business School’s Black Student Associations, to name a few.