Renae Oswald-Anderson

Interim Executive Director

Renae Oswald-Anderson is the Interim Executive Director at Literacy Minnesota.

As Partner of Strategic Consulting & Coaching, LLC, she brings knowledge from over 30 years of leadership and management in health and human service organizations.  She has worked with many boards of directors regarding strategic planning, resource development, mergers and realignments, and governance issues. Renae joined MAP for Nonprofits in 2009, now Propel, as the Director of ReDesign Services where she and the consulting team successfully facilitated over 50 strategic realignments of all types across the upper Midwest.

Since joining Strategic Consulting & Coaching in 2014, Renae has provided an array of leadership transition services for area nonprofits including executive search, candidate recruitment, and onboarding the new leader. Renae has a nuanced understanding of the needs of the service-driven sector and has honed evaluation techniques to successfully recruit and place exceptional executive-level candidates who possess a high level of agility and strategic focus.

In addition, Renae has extensive experience in program design, delivery and evaluation and community collaborations of all sizes. Her resume is comprised of broad nonprofit sector and community building experience in both urban and rural settings.

Renae served as an adjunct faculty member in human services at Century College from 2013-2018.  She is passionate about the power of education and training to change people’s lives. Renae earned a Master’s degree in Nonprofit and Public Administration from Metropolitan State University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health with a minor in business administration. In addition, she is a 2008 graduate of the Shannon Leadership Institute and has participated in ToPs facilitation training. Renae is a nonprofit lifecycles consultant having completed training in 2020 from the nationally recognized Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute in Phoenix, AZ.

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