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Renee Walker

Renée T. Walker is an award-winning brand, marketing and communications executive who honed her expertise through executive positions with multimillion and billion-dollar brands in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. In 2012, she launched RENEE WALKER & ASSOCIATES (RW&A), a strategy, brand and marketing communications agency, to help organizations, c-level executives and advocacy campaigns solve complex business and communications challenges.

Before establishing RW&A, Renée served as the Chief Communications Officer at Central Michigan University and directed a million dollar annual marketing budget. At Kelly Services, she directed the public relations for its $3.8 billion sales organization. Renée also served as a senior advisor and chief protocol officer for former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and served on the core bid team member that secured the 2006 National Football League Super Bowl XL.

She is the author of “Brand Power for Small Business Entrepreneurs,” a Newsweek Expert Forum contributor, a featured contributor to executive industry publications and a national speaker on branding, marketing and leadership.

Renée T. Walker is the president of RENEE WALKER & ASSOCIATES, a strategy, brand and marketing communications agency, that solves complex business and communications challenges. Renée is an ANA faculty member who honed her expertise with multimillion and billion-dollar brands.

Helping organizations and executives communicate strategically to achieve higher performance, productivity and profits