While working for a Fortune 500 company for 25 years, Renee decided it was time to hang up the corporate ladder and put on her running shoes. Born in New York and raised in New Jersey, Renee knew her determination and fortitude would resonate with audiences seeking to improve their lives and their careers. Renee has cultivated and inspired individuals and teams for over a decade. You can feel her energy when she enters a room. She started her professional training and speaking as an instructor at Women Helping Women, where Renee donated her time helping the unemployed and underemployed find and keep their jobs. Renee has received numerous awards over the years for bringing her teams to the number one position. Both her years and expertise in retail taught her that in order to move the bar and increase profit, you must first invest in people. A motivational speaker, transformational coach, and influencer, Renee loves connecting with female entrepreneurs and speakers seeking to gain more confidence to become the leaders they are meant to be. After suffering a devastating illness that took away her voice, a few years later she lost her best friend and then father. Renee followed their example and never gave up. Today, Renee inspires others by showing them how to persevere when it feels like life is closing in on them. Through her own journey, she teaches people there is always a way out of whatever hardships they are struggling through.