Renee Dee – Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Speaker, Writer
Renee Dee is passionate about creating success for entrepreneurs in business. As Chief Vision Officer and Co-Founder of Girlfriend University, she works with female entrepreneurs in brilliant strategy sessions that turn into ready-to-go marketing and business plans. She loves teaching women best practices in businesses and sales systems that rock their success. Renee is a trained executive coach, speaker and writer, and today accesses her decades of experience and intuition to create results for her clients.
Renee’s career is highlighted by more than 20 years in the media business, which included public relations for a Fortune 500 magazine and broadcasting company, television and radio advertising sales, the creation of her own marketing agency and most recently as Publisher of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a luxury magazine she started in 1996. In 2005, she sold her interest in the magazine to pursue her passions for motherhood and entrepreneurship.
Renee’s resume includes news reporting for ABC-15′s Sonoran Living, and motivational speaking and training for an international telecomm business. As a Cum Laude graduate of Drake University, Renee interned with Arthur Andersen Worldwide and NBC Today Show. Recognized for her philanthropic endeavors, Renee was named a “Woman of Distinction” in 2001 for her extensive philanthropic work, Business Journal 40 Under 40 in 2003 and a Trendsetter in 2007 for community volunteerism that is ongoing today. As her life’s journey has taken her down many roads, her path has been lined with an attitude of gratitude that every experience creates learning and growth and the best is yet to come. She resides in Scottsdale, Arizona and is mother to a nine-year old son, Spencer who is her greatest joy and inspiration.