Renee is a Principal at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Digital Media, Marketing Technology & Telecommunications Practice. She brings more than 25 years of experience identifying and recruiting exceptional senior-level talent in marketing, creative, content, and general management roles in the media and entertainment industry. Renee is an expert in all facets of the executive search process from talent strategy to recruitment and assessment, and serves as a trusted liaison between her clients and candidates.
Prior to JM Search, Renee spent 19 years at Carlsen Resources, where she managed searches in the media and entertainment space, as well as led the research team. Prior to Carlsen Resources, Renee served as a recruiter for Bishop Partners, where she led cable, technology, and publishing searches while also managing the research department. She began her executive search career as an Associate with Gilbert Tweed Associates where she conducted research and led search efforts for energy, utility, and chemical companies.
Renee earned a B.A. degree in Communications from Virginia Tech and a Master’s in Marketing from University of Maryland. Renee is actively involved in numerous industry organizations, including Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), and the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM). Recognized as an industry thought leader, Renee speaks regularly to industry groups on recruiting and organizational development strategies and best practices. She enjoys mentoring future leaders and has spoken on panels for organizations such as FUTURE Now and Ready to Succeed. When she’s not riding with her favorite Peloton instructor, Cody Rigsby, she enjoys spending time with her family–including her husband, Paul, son, Brian, identical twin daughters, Kelly and Nicole, and their rescue dog, Bethany.