Director of College Counseling
Renee joined the College Counseling office in 2010. She was attracted by Hawken’s innovative academic program and schedule. Renee brings twenty five years of experience on both sides of the desk to advising and mentoring students and parents through the college application process. Prior to working at Hawken, she worked in college counseling at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, California. She has also worked in college admissions at Northwestern University, DePaul University, Lake Forest College and her alma mater, Carleton College. She is married to Rick, who works in admissions at Case Western Reserve University, and has one son, Kirby, who is an upper school student at Hawken. Outside of work, she enjoys running, yoga, reading, following Cleveland’s sports teams and exploring new restaurants.