René serves as the Director of Human Resources, bringing over 18 years of human resources force to the organization. She has successfully built and managed HR teams in a diverse group of industries, including retail, finance/mortgage, public sector, and training and development.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University, with studies in political science, international relations, and socioeconomics. She is a credentialed Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute, and a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) via the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), as well as having specialized training in professional behavioral analysis and DiSC.
René loves an ice cold Guinness, insists on the Oxford comma, and currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with her daughter.