Renee has been a leader and advocate for BNY Mellon’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy since joining in 2003. As part of her commitment, she has been an active participant in BNY Mellon’s Multi-cultural Employee Resource Group (IMPACT) for over 10 years, has been co-chair of IMPACT’s African American Leadership Forum for three years and has recently been named the co-chair of IMPACT for the Company. She actively leads and participates in numerous events each year, and engages one-on-one with individuals or small groups to understand their concerns, provide guidance and be a mentor. Most recently, she was the National Society of Black Engineers Conference keynote speaker for a Diverse by Design event. Alongside her advocacy in and out of the workplace, Renee received the Network Journal Top 25 Black Women in Business Award, was selected as one of Private Asset Management’s “50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth” and is on the Board of Dress for Success Worldwide.