A native of Chicago, Renée Spruill-Walker has served as a Human Resources executive for nearly 40 years in both for-profit and nonprofit companies. She has served on several nonprofit boards and advisory councils, conducted management and supervisor training, facilitated workshops, and provided board development training and consultation. As a private consultant, she conducts organizational assessments and talent management searches and helps leaders develop change strategies.

Renée’s volunteer history includes being a spokesperson for the Wichita American Heart Association, the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Wichita SHRM, Vice-Chair for the Newton Community for Racial Justice, a member of the Wichita Chamber of Commerce Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force, and a founding board member and Immediate Past Board Chair of the Finer Alliance, Inc., as well as other local boards.

Renée was initiated into Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. through the Epsilon Iota chapter at Lewis University in 1983, where she served as the secretary. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication from Lewis University and later a Master’s in Human Resource Management and Development and an MBA from National-Louis University. Renée is a proud charter member of the Xi Mu Zeta chapter and previously served as the Illinois State Health and Justice chair. Upon reclaiming through the Tau Xi Zeta chapter, she served as the Tamias Grammateus and on several committees.

Renée is excited about working alongside such a dynamic group of women on the Executive Leadership Board.