Renée joins Gordley after spending 6 years as Senior Policy Advisor for Congresswoman Kristi Noem of South Dakota, a Member of the House Ways & Means Committee and Senior Deputy Whip, where she worked on agriculture, trade, biotech, energy and other issues. She served as the lead staff during the 2014 Farm Bill conference negotiations. Prior to that, Renée held positions at the USDA under the Bush Administration, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture and the office of Senator John Thune. Renée is from Aberdeen, South Dakota and received her bachelor’s degree in international relations and Spanish from North Dakota State University.
Renée’s practice areas include regulatory issues and biotechnology.