Renée Hanson Malone
Renée Hanson Malone, MA, Director of Development, joined Austin Child Guidance Center in January of 2011. In this position she directs all fundraising and communication activities for the agency. She has over ten years of fundraising experience, raising millions of dollars for various local non-profits. Her greatest strengths are: donor development, corporate giving, special events, grant writing, program development, marketing and public relations.
Prior to her employment at ACGC, she was the Grants Development Specialist at Easter Seals Central Texas, and served as Education Program Director and Grant Writer for Manos de Cristo. Renée received her M.A. in Latin American Studies and was employed as a Lecturer by the Latin American Studies and Spanish Departments at the University of Kansas.
She is bilingual and has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. She has a rich understanding of Latino culture and much of her work in Austin has been dedicated to expanding resources for the Hispanic community.
Renee was a member of Impact Austin from 2015-2017. She served as lead in the international matching grants program for the Rotary Club of Austin downtown for two years, and she is a past board member of Austin Cops for Charities-making grants to Austin non-profits serving children in need.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Vela- a non-profit providing supports to families with children with special needs and she is the Board President for LOLA-Local Opera Local Artists, an Austin based arts organization providing innovative operatic performances locally and nationally.
On the side, Renee is a painter of figurative and abstract art and shows her work at various exhibitions and local galleries.