Speakers: Reneé Rongen




“When life's journey is over and it's time to leave mankind, remember it's not what you take with you, but what you leave behind.”
~ Reneé Rongen

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Biography

Reneé Rongen delivers hilarious, unforgettable keynote presentations to CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, nurses, healthcare employees, parents, educators,
women’s groups and Boards of Directors. All will be inspired and buckled over with laughter as Reneé delivers the tools for today’s world, propelling her audiences to live more productive, passionate, purposeful and profitable lives. From being a Marketing Strategist for large organizations to motherhood, board trustee to PTA - and everywhere in between - Reneé Rongen has learned from these roles and uses her knowledge and hilarious stories to energize and motivate with her signature Legacy Living philosophy - inspiring those she touches to live life from the inside out. She believes that individuals and organizations given the proper tools have the ability to not just survive, but thrive! Reneé holds a Bachelor Degree in Business from the College of St. Benedict. She is the International Spokesperson for the Pay It Forward Foundation, a member of the National Speakers Association, an author, a Talk Show Radio Host, and has served on as Trustee on numerous corporate, healthcare and education boards. Additionally, she is the recipient of the Woman Entrepreneur Award by the Women’s Business Center. Reneé is a Founder and Past President of the Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund.

Reneé’s Legacy Living philosophy has been featured in numerous national magazines including; Fortune, Better Homes and Gardens, Parenting, Smart Money, Adoption Today, Minnesota Women’s Business, Female Entrepreneur in addition to several television and radio programs across the country.

Reneé is wife to Tom and mother to Alexander, Elizabeth and Grace. When Reneé is not out speaking, she is chasing volleyballs, basketballs, and golf balls with her children. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and when home can be found horseback riding, kayaking or working in her vineyard and gardens. Reneé is a keen observer of life and sees every moment as a time to gather material for her keynotes. Her many girlfriends, three children, and positively 100% Norwegian husband, provide her with more than ample laugh-out-loud moments to pass on to her audiences.

Reneé loves life and is continually challenging herself to share her gifts with others. Her goal is to be able to say at the end of her life: “I come to You just as I am . . . I have nothing left . . . I used all of the gifts You gave me.”

Reneé Rongen

Women’s Groups | Healthcare | Education | Customer Service | Motivation

www.reneerongen.com

Reneé travels from Minnesota.

Does your next event need a speaker that will have your audience buckled over in laughter?

She'll have you laughing; she'll have you crying. When organizations and event planners are looking to laugh from their toes to their souls, they choose inspirational/humorist speaker Reneé Rongen. She gets the human condition! One moment audiences are bent over with laughter and the next, they are asking their neighbor for a tissue. A recent attendee described Renee as a combination of “Oprah, Lilli Tomlin and Mother Teresa”. You'll beg her to stop, but yearn for more. It's that side ache pain that's good for the soul.

Does your next event need a speaker that will have your attendees raving for years to come?

Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride. Reneé Rongen is about to take you on an emotional roller coaster ride of entertainment. She delivers content-based programs that are hilarious, dynamic, and remembered long after she steps down from the platform. Reneé’s life messages are powerful, poignant and always hysterically funny. Reneé engages her audience and empowers them to be architects of their own lives.

Does your next event need a speaker that will deliver a powerful and poignant message?

Reneé has been described by both event planners and attendees as having the “WOW” factor. They are “WOWED” by her message, her engaging and hysterically funny delivery style, and her ability to be “real”. She shares honestly her struggles, triumphs, worries, losses and her attitudes about life. Her biggest compliments from her audiences are when they feel as if they are visiting with a friend over coffee and wish she could stay all day.


Programs Include...

For General Audiences, Women’s Events, Business Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Healthcare Professionals, Spousal Programs, Fundraising Galas, Cancer Survivor Groups, Church Events, Commencements & Educational Events

Signature Keynote: Life's Your Legacy... Live it!

“When life's journey is over and it's time to leave mankind, remember it's not what you take with you, but what you leave behind.” – Reneé Rongen

Reneé’s energetic signature message will make you laugh out loud as she shows you how to live life consciously with your legacy in mind. Do you want your epitaph to read: “I worked a lot, I had a clean house, I went church every Sunday”? No? Then learn how to define your legacy—how to live your best life NOW!

Reneé powerful voice invites you to start living from the inside out, to wake up from your daily coma to the positive interactions you have already with your family, your work, and your community. Learn to experience purpose and even more passion in your time above ground.

That one-inch line between your birth and death speaks volumes about your life. Will your lifeline be sprinkled with laughter and love? Forget about time-management and learn lifeline-management. Reneé promises you'll never look at a lifeline again without thinking about the life lived in between.

Walking the Tight Rope is a Spectator Sport: Balancing Work and Family

Are you balancing your personal and professional life by walking on a thin, tight rope? According to recent studies, Americans are working 20% more and enjoying 35% less personal time than they did 20 years ago. We are running a faster paced life, taking on more and more, and finding less and less time to devote to our families and personal priorities. As a result, more and more Americans are over-stressed and burned out. Sound all too familiar? Then take heart! This presentation is for you. Reneé will provide you with the resources for living a life of balance and personal harmony and you may even enjoy the time away from your fast paced schedule.


For Business, Corporate, Entrepreneurs, Education, Government, Healthcare and Non-Profit Professionals

News Flash! You are the Customer Service Department!

The customer is always right, but that doesn’t mean you’re wrong. There is no magic involved and you need not be a rocket scientist to master great customer service. You simply need to be empowered as an ambassador of your own organization. Get back to the basics and learn the five cardinal rules to acquiring new customers and developing long-term customer relationships.

The Power of You!

For Women’s Events, Spousal Events


Credentials

CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, nurses, healthcare employees, parents, educators, women’s groups and Board of Directors will be inspired and buckled over with laughter as Reneé delivers the tools f

or today’s world, propelling her audiences to live more productive, passionate, purposeful and profitable lives. From Marketing Strategist for large organizations to motherhood, board trustee to PTA, and everywhere in between, Reneé Rongen has learned from these roles and uses her knowledge and hilarious stories to energize and motivate with her signature Legacy Living Philosophy inspiring those she touches to live life from the inside out. She believes that individuals and organizations given the proper tools have the ability to not just survive, but thrive!

Prior to keynote speaking, Reneé assisted corporations internationally to design and create their own legacies through her work in strategic positioning, planning and marketing. Reneé holds a bachelors degree in Business from the College of St. Benedict. Now she is the International Spokesperson for the Pay It Forward Foundation, a member of the National Speakers Association, an author, a Talk Show Radio Host, and has served on as Trustee on numerous corporate, healthcare and education boards. Additionally, she is the recipient of the Woman Entrepreneur Award by the Women’s Business Center. Reneé is a Founder and Past President of the Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund.

Reneé’s Legacy Living Philosophy has been featured in numerous national magazines including; Fortune, Better Homes and Gardens, Parenting, Smart Money, Adoption Today, Minnesota Women’s Business, Female Entrepreneur in addition to several television and radio programs across the country.


Testimonials:

"Thank you for your inspirational presentation at our Northern Plains Conference on Aging & Disability. Some comments from the conference participants include: "Reneé was awesome!" "She should be cloned!" "Reneé is a top speaker with a message!" Your participation in the 2008 Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability helped to make it the success that it was! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! CEUs were issued to Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Social Workers and Counselors."
–Mary Jo Hannasch, Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability

"You are PRICELESS... a real gift to us all! Can't wait to share the stage again in South Dakota."
– Bonnie Dean, speaker and fellow presenter at South Dakota Women's Lifestyle Conference

“The easiest speaker you will ever work with! She is hysterical, witty, genuine, and sooooo flexible. Reneé is the woman we all want to be when we grow up! We have already booked her to come back for 2008! The best speaker you will ever hire!”
–Kim Wagner, Festival of Wreaths Vice-Chair – sponsored by MeritCare Health Systems


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