After years of vacationing in northern Wisconsin, Renee and her husband retired and moved north to live full time, ending her 37 year career in the hospitality industry. Renee started her career in hotel management. After spending 12 years as Director of Sales she began working for the Convention Division of Lions Club International. She was responsible for overseeing and coordination of the association’s annual International Convention, as well as the International Board Meetings and Travel Department. Renee is interested in community volunteer work and also works with the Headwaters Food Pantry in Land O’ Lakes. She enjoys participating in the arts, reading, boating, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.