Renee Wharton

Job Search Coach

Renee is a coach specializing in professional materials preparation, online branding, and job search strategies. Renee’s experiences span a wide range of audiences. She has worked with high school and college students through the college application and admissions process and provided academic and career exploration. As a corporate recruiter,  she has worked with early to mid-career professionals in job search. Renee is dedicated to helping people represent their most authentic self in every format and to self-identify meaningful opportunities for growth and advancement in their educational and career endeavors. Renee helps you have confidence in taking that next step.

Renee was born and raised in a military family and primarily grew up in the south, graduating high school from Fort Myers, FL. Coincidently, her high school was located near the Twin’s spring training camp – little did she know she would one day end up in Minnesota! She attended college at Northern Michigan University for a few years before transferring to the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities where she received a Bachelor’s in History. She then went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Leadership in Student Affairs from the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis MN.

In her career so far, Renee has had the opportunity to work for a number of local colleges including the University of Minnesota in the Carlson School of Management, the Opus College of Business at St. Thomas, and St. Catherine University in areas such as career services and student leadership. She also briefly worked in the corporate world, recruiting senior-level accounting and finance professionals for numerous client companies in the Twin Cities ranging in size from $250 million-$2 billion+ in revenue. She is currently working as an Admissions Recruiter for North Hennepin Community College.

Renee’s Interests

Family, Reading, Kickboxing, Being on the Lake, Gardening, Food, and Travel.