Meet the members of the CEO Blog Nation Council:
Andrew Schrage is the co-owner of Money Crashers, which is a personal finance website dedicated to educating its readers about better ways to save and spend their money. Andrew was educated at Brown University graduated with a degree in economics. He worked as an investment analyst for a hedge fund in Chicago, Illinois before deciding to venture off and create the Money Crashers personal finance and investing website. The goal of Money Crashers is to further educate its readers on better ways to manage their money. The website features expert tips and resources on a variety of topics, including saving more money, retirement planning, investing, establishing an emergency fund, and understanding the economy.
Renée T. Walker, APR
Renée T. Walker is president of RENEE WALKER & ASSOCIATES LLC (RW&A), a strategy and communications consultancy firm. RW&A, a certified minority- and women-owned business enterprise, has enjoyed rapid growth as Renée continues to build her successful consultancy and coaching business that assists growth-stage startups to global organizations with harnessing their brand power, optimizing their competitive positioning and driving their business growth. Renée is an accomplished strategist, consultant, speaker, entrepreneur, author, business and executive coach, and accredited public relations executive. She has nearly 30 years of strategic communications experience—including brand, public relations, crisis, reputation, public affairs, marketing and higher education—across the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Renée offers and delivers a results-oriented and mission-driven focus to her clients. She is the author of Brand Power for Small Business Entrepreneurs: Breakout Brand, Positioning, and Profit Strategies to Drive Revenue Growth. A passionate advocate for the communication profession, she is a member of the Public Relations Society of America. Many distinguished organizations have invited Renée to share her executive communications perspectives and expertise as a presenter at national conferences and as a featured contributor in respected global industry-related publications.