Rene Robers is a Cincinnati native, focused on shopper marketing, building relationships and developing great content. She currently shares her time and talent with Heineken USA as a Customer Marketing Manager on the Kroger account. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Cincinnati, with a minor in Journalism and a certificate in Public Relations in 2008. She cut her teeth in the agency world, and then shared 5 years in shopper marketing at General Mills before joining Heineken earlier this spring. Rene is aging out of the young professional moniker and stays active in the community, serving her third year as the president of the UC Friends of Communication alumni board, and operating in leadership roles for the Network of Executive Women chapter in Cincinnati and the Heineken USA Women's Leadership Forum. She also volunteers as a member of the Junior League of Cincinnati with women building better communities.