David McKenney is a fashion illustrator who has been creating dolls out of clay and other materials. Initially posting photos of his creations on Instagram and eventually TikTok.
He utilizes his voiceover skills to post videos on both platforms, garnering him an enormous following on both. TikTok subscribers have seen their numbers soar over the past year; and he plans on continuing creating content for them.
Early Life and Education
David was raised in Sinton, Texas before attending the University of Texas at Austin to earn a bachelor’s degree in physics. Following graduation he served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps before returning home and leading McKenney’s Inc to become one of the largest privately held engineering firms nationwide while also acting as Executive Director of Texas State Museum of Science and History.
David McKenny loves nothing more than hosting cocktail parties, stocking his liquor cabinet with all sorts of fun beverages, and traveling to exotic locations with Terry and their horses. While his other hobbies have not quite taken hold yet, family and friends continue to keep him occupied and entertained as much as possible.
David McKenney has over three decades of experience in mechanical contracting. As both a registered professional engineer and licensed HVAC contractor in four states, he was once president and CEO of his family’s firm McKenney’s Inc. Under his guidance it grew from $5 million to $200 million with 800 employees making it one of the top ten largest privately held mechanical contracting firms in the US.
She was one of the founding members of Chicago Musical Theatre Works and an outspoken advocate for homegrown musicals. Her plays, songs and librettos became staples in Windy City theater as well as widely performed at universities, colleges and professional theaters across the United States. She was beloved and esteemed among Chicagoans.
Achievement and Honors
David McKenny has over three decades of experience as an executive in the NBA and his accolades are numerous. He has held top management positions with multiple NBA franchises such as Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves and Seattle Storm in WNBA competition.
Alongside his many achievements, he has also garnered widespread praise from both peers and members of his local community. Currently a member of Zion-Benton School District Board of Education as well as acting Mayor for Zion.
He is a licensed professional engineer specializing in higher education, retail, office and mixed-use development projects. Additionally, his charitable activities have included serving on advisory boards for Junior Achievement of Bellevue and Seattle Sports Commission.
David McKenney has spent over 25 years working in the social sector. Most recently, he served as director of strategic programs at Aspen Institute; prior to this role he oversaw public engagement work designed to promote equity and opportunity in K-12 education through working with a network of over 500 direct service nonprofits serving over 350 communities nationwide.
Dave McKenney has taken part in numerous creative endeavors throughout his life. Most notably, he is best known for his Pidgin Doll TikTok account where he sculpts, paints and styles dolls; in addition, he performs live music; teaches guitar and bass lessons locally near Richmond VA venues; featured performers at Midwinter Meltdown in Vermont as well as Meeting of the Minds Key West events as a singer/songwriter; singer/songwriter as he writes original music; as a singer/songwriter he writes original material he also performs live!
David McKenney is estimated to be worth an estimated net worth of $50 Million. He built his fortune through mechanical contracting and engineering services, growing McKenney’s Inc. to one of the Southeast’s largest privately held firms. Additionally, he serves on Georgia Tech Facilities Corporation and Bobby Dodd Institute boards and with Sarah, is father to three children and four grandchildren; enjoys participating in community affairs; especially spending time on Lake Chatuge near Hiawassee Georgia.
David began his career after earning his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Georgia Tech, working as a mechanical engineer for various companies before being recruited as President and CEO of McKenney’s. Under his watchful guidance, McKenney’s grew from $5 million to $200 million with 100 employees becoming 800 and has seen further expansion under David as director. He remains involved as a director.