About Renee

Turnaround expert Renee Fellman accomplishes in days, weeks and months what most executives take years to achieve.


  • Interim CEO for 20 companies in a wide variety of industries
  • Outside consultant to an additional 18
  • Turnaround of the Year Award from the international Turnaround Management Association for her turnaround of a publicly held medical device company
  • Exceptionally strong operationally
  • Not geographically constrained

Sample fast-track operating results

  • 30% improvement in operating margins, national trucking company business unit,        2-week project
  • Increased on-time deliveries from 50% to 98% within 5 months, commercial printer
  • Improved profitability from -27% to +4.4% within 12 months, packaging company
  • Reduced freight costs from 6.1% to 1.6% of revenues within 12 months, publicly held medical device company

Types of companies

  • Publicly held, privately held, family-owned, investor-owned and employee-owned
  • From startups to long-established businesses
  • From one location to multi-state, multi-national
  • Union and non-union

Board experience

  • Corporate:
    • American Machine and Gear, Inc. Board of Directors
    • Vanguard EMS™ Advisory Board
  • Governmental: Beaverton City Council, Beaverton, OR
  • Non-profit boards: Oregon Entrepreneurs Forum; Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals; Northwest Chapter, Turnaround Management Association


  • BA, Northwestern University, History
  • MBA, Portland State University (Graduate Honor Scholar Award)
  • Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)