On August 13th, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs will be welcoming Renay Blumenthal as our guest speaker.
Here is her bio as it ripped from her LinkedIn Page.
In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Renay has forged a reputation as one of Atlanta's most respected community leaders -- with deep ties to metro Atlanta's civic, business, foundation, and political sectors.
Her career spans a rare mix of both public and private sector experience with over 14 years experience in key leadership roles in state and city government and 15 years private sector experience in strategy, policy development and execution, staff management, finance, budget and external affairs. Proven and experienced problem solver, project manager, communicator and consensus builder known for achieving results.
Prior to being named president of the Grady Health Foundation in September 2013, she served as senior vice president of public policy for the Metro Atlanta Chamber for nearly 10 years where she directed initiatives to strengthen the region and city.
A native Atlantan, Renay is a cum laude graduate of Georgia Tech and has an MBA from Georgia State University. She was named a Georgia Trend “40 under 40” in 2001 and was a member of the Leadership Georgia class in 2000 and Leadership Atlanta class in 2006. She has also been named a “Power Chick” for four years in a row by James Magazine as one of the top Georgia female lobbyists. She was also recognized as a Woman of Achievement by the YWCA in 2009 and received an Impact Leader award by Business to Business magazine in 2010.
Renay currently serves on various boards, including chair of Leadership Atlanta, immediate past chair of the Clean Air Campaign, Georgia Forward and Women’s Forum of Georgia. She and her husband Ned, an attorney, live in Atlanta and have two young children.