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"We recently attended a seminar organized and presented by Rena. Rena provides so much relevant and actionable information each time she presents, I don't stop writing the entire time she is talking. Rena is . . ."

Jennifer Huhman

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Rena Striegel

Rena Striegel

Rena Striegel founded Empowered Business Strategies in 2006 after a 10 year career in the banking industry.  After working with a wide variety of business owners in her role as Vice President of Private Banking, she began a full time consulting practice focused on assisting business owners and executives implement best practices for greater business efficiency and profitability.

Rena has a passion for helping clients make more money and have more fun!  She is known for being very hands on in her approach to working with clients.  By creating a strong working relationship with her clients, she is able to help them achieve the level of operational excellence that allows resources to be focused on growth rather than on fixing problems.   

Rena is the president of the KC South chapter of Business Network International (BNI).  She is currently co-authoring a book with Dr. Ivan Misner, Founder of BNI, titled “Building the Ultimate Network.”  The book is scheduled to be released in the Fall of 2011.  She is a regular speaker at various meetings and conferences on topics related to challenges that business owners face.  Rena frequently offers free seminars and hosts monthly networking events structured to help business owners connect with strategic partners and resources.

Rena received her MBA from the University of Iowa and her undergraduate degree in Sociology at Central College in Pella, Iowa.  She is a certified coach and an adjunct professor  at Mt. Mercy University and Webster University.

Rena lives in Olathe with her furry office mates, Vela and Zara (Newfoundland dogs) and Tabitha and Gus (Persian cats).