entrepreneur profiles: Lisa Renz
With a passion to live every day like it’s her last, Lisa Renz is an energetic entrepreneur who is executive director of BNI Southeastern Virginia. Through BNI, Lisa focuses on leadership training, mentoring and teaching effective networking skills so others can grow their businesses. She is also a devoted volunteer for national and local charities. In fact, due to the diversity of her volunteer work and her commitment to leadership, mentorship and overall community involvement, Lisa was named to the 2009 “Top 40 Under 40" list by Inside Business, the premiere Hampton Roads business publication. The following year, she received the "Community Builder Award," and then, in 2011, was recognized as "Business Person of the Year" by The Specialist Radio Hour. She is an author, international speaker, Sam Walton Free Enterprise Fellow and Beta Phi Fellow.