Renee grew up in Wausau, Wisconsin, making her way back to the Northwoods after finishing her doctorate. She has been living here with her family for the last 13 years. She enjoys family time with her husband, Brad, and children, Vella and William, church activities, hiking, biking, skiing, gardening, and outdoor activities. Renee choose to work at LVD health center for several reasons. Most notably, she had worked with LVD Health Center, health director, Sadie, in the past and enjoyed her vision and leadership.
Renee particularly enjoys developing partnerships with patients to provide optimal care. She appreciates the caring environment of providers who value the patients and their well-being.
Renee graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2000 and was part of a private practice in Kentucky until moving to Northern Wisconsin in 2007 to join the LDF health clinic as optical director. After having her second child, she moved to part time work at Forest County Potawatomi Health and Wellness where she continues to provide care. Renee joined the Lac Vieux Desert Team as a part time provider in 2017.
Renee is a member of Wisconsin Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She holds a Wisconsin state license.