Renée and her husband, Joaquin, were sent from Bethel Redding to plant Bethel Austin in 2017 as the senior pastors. Renée has previous experience in business management and has spent more than 15 years in the publishing industry. Before pastoring, Renée and her husband were itinerate speakers who traveled extensively both internationally and within the United States. She is a mother to three young children and is known for her entrepreneurialism, creativity, and her real and vulnerable communication style with a ministry history that goes back to Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Renée has a passion for the local church to grow for city-wide transformation and become the salt and light of the world.