Renée Smith champions a more humane and effective workplace through primary research, writing, and speaking on Making Work More Human by increasing love and decreasing fear in the workplace. Renée leads the development of workplace transformation efforts for the State of Washington to provide resources and a pathway for leaders, teams, and organizations to create A Human Workplace.
Before joining Results Washington, Renée spent nearly seven years at the Department of Enterprise Services where she served as an executive leader on the Corporate Council and led the Organization Development Services Division that provided Lean Transformation Services and Change Excellence Services to DES and G2G Lean Consulting to other state and local governments.
Renée earned a Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. She was a 2014 recipient of the Governor’s Leadership in Management Award for her original strategy work and Lean culture work at DES. She lives in a 102 year old Craftsman home in Tacoma and enjoys drawing for pleasure, cooking for friends and family, and exploring foreign cities.