Director of Strategic Planning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Strategic Planning, Business Development
As a creative-thinker and problem-solver, Rena focuses on strategic advisory, program development and relationship management. Building on 15 years in commercial real estate, she brings in-depth knowledge of market fundamentals, local economic trends and Chicago architecture. Rena excels at digging into data to uncover trends and develop long-term growth strategies. Trained in interior design at Harrington College, she additionally holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.