As principal for the Bay Area lighting agency 16500, Renee heads a team of over 50 professionals who bring a unusually diverse range of experience and technical knowledge to their projects. On the forefront of emerging service offerings and project management expertise in lighting and integrated controls, 16500 has built a reputation for innovation, consistency and an extraordinary level of customer service. Before 16500, She held several positions at Acuity Brands, including VP Customer Engagement, Regional VP Los Angeles, and Director of Sales Western Region. Renee holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering & Applied Science.