PMI Willamette Valley Chapter

2020 PMVC Keynote Speaker - Rene Johnston

Keynote Speaker Profile


Rene Johnston

Owner and founder of Employee Engagement Solutions.

About Rene Johnston

Rene’ Johnston is the owner and founder of Employee Engagement Solutions. Her organization specializes in improving culture, retention and profitability by building more engaged teams. Rene’ spends much of her time working with organizations across the United States. She is an author and speaker whose work can be found in various print and online publications. Rene’ also serves as a regular columnist for The Spokane Journal of Business, Catalyst magazine. Rene’ was selected as a TEDx speaker and holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. She works with businesses multiple industry sectors where she utilizes her business expertise and experience to develop and deliver custom programming that is highly motivational, fast-paced and interactive.

Keynote Topic

Creating a Strong Culture in a Post-Pandemic World

This presentation explores what it takes to build and sustain a strong, highly functioning and dynamic organizational culture in these challenging times. Content will probe some of the current organizational dynamics, how best to prepare and be proactive. Setting your organization apart and positioning as a highly productive and desirable employer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand pandemic related dynamics.
  • Explore fundamentals of building a strong culture.
  • Discover strategies for creating a highly desirable environment and employment.

 2020 PMVC Keynote Speaker Outline - Rene Johnston

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