Reneé has the privilege of leading three entrepreneurial entities, Doers Edge LLC (CEO), FoodPLUS Detroit (Executive Director) and ReMark Composting Solutions (Co-Founder & President). She has been a facilitative leader, business consultant and coach for three decades, specializing in development of strategic engagement and execution systems for industry and community-based organizations.
Reneé interprets visionary concepts, translates them into actionable solutions, and facilitates execution through strategic initiatives and special projects. She helps accelerate results with disciplined orderly execution through policies, processes, people, collaborative work systems, and technologies. Reneé facilitates strategic and operational planning processes for diverse types of organizations, as well as designs and develops programs. Her work includes facilitating engagement of leaders, stakeholders, from public, private, academic and community spheres, with diverse roles, experiences, and perspectives. The project she is most proud of will come to life in 2022.
Reneé designed and facilitated engagement of university leaders, staff and students in a scenario-based approach to applying WMU’s Institutional Diversity and Multiculturalism practices in the design process for the new student center/dining facility. She is also a leader in service to the Detroit Community through roles as Project Portfolio Manager of FoodPLUS Detroit, participant in the Detroit City Council Green Taskforce community, and lead for the Michigan Organics Council Infrastructure Action Team. Her aim through these engagements is to build the capacity of policymakers, citizens, food waste and compost practitioners, to cultivate a culture of resourcefulness, and to catalyze an enabling environment for development of a decentralized compost ecosystem and infrastructure in Detroit.
Reneé is a Certified Change Manager, Certified Business Process Consultant, Visual Consultant-Facilitator, Participatory Modeling community practitioner, and Strategic Doing Consultant, with a business administration degree in Marketing from Western Michigan University.