Renee Fraser, Ph.D. is the founder and CEO of Fraser Communications, the largest female owned and led integrated advertising agency in Southern California. Renee serves as the Chair of the Boards for Wise and Healthy Aging, as well as, Girls Inc. She was previously on the boards for National Volunteers of America, United Way of Greater LA County, Harvard University Women’s Leadership board at The Kennedy School, NAWBO-LA Leadership Board and Women Presidents Organization.
Renee was honored as one of the “50 Most Influential Women” by Los Angeles Magazine for her many contributions in civic leadership (United Way board, VOA National board and Co-Chair of Business Task Force to end homelessness in L.A./Home for Good). Renee encouraged entrepreneurship through her radio show “Unfinished Business”, for five years. She’s a featured columnist on Business.com and has been featured on Forbes, the Huffington Post, and many others. She is also the creator and host of The Deciders on KABC 790AM in Los Angeles every Saturday at 5:30 PM PT.
Since 2012, she has co-chaired the 2020WOB Los Angeles/Orange County events for the National Conversation on Board Diversity. On the 2020WOB board, she chairs the strategic branding committee.
Renee received her BA, MA and Ph.D. from University of Southern California. She lives in Santa Monica, CA.