Renee founded Air Matters in 2002.  Since that time, it has become the mold testing firm of choice in the Triangle.  Over 90% of the company's business comes from repeat clients and personal referrals. She is frequently recognized as a mold expert and top small business influencer in social media. Renee is also a volunteer for, where she has a perfect feedback rating for her mold expertise.

Previously, Renee managed safety, ergonomic and environment programs for Nortel Networks.  She also spent 15 years with Travelers Insurance in safety, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene where she consulted for numerous Fortune 100 companies. She began her environmental safety career at the GTE headquarters in Durham in 1986.

Renee earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University. She is a long standing member of the Indoor Air Quality Association and the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

On a personal note, Renee is the proud mother of three sons. She is an active school, church, and youth sports volunteer.  She has championed family mission efforts in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic and managed St. Baldrick's fundraising efforts that received national recognition.  Renee enjoys travel, challenges that get her out of her comfort zone, and is a breast cancer warrior.

EFFECTIVE 5/1/23, Air Matters will be unable to accept any new business until further notice. Thank you!

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