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American Red Cross

Renee Kurdzos is the Gift Planning Officer for Western Washington and Hawaii at the American Red Cross. Renee has worked in development for 13 years and in planned giving for 8. Prior to working at the Red Cross, Renee served as the Development & Planned Giving Officer at University of Puget Sound and as the Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. 

Renee has achieved the designation of Certified Gift Planning Specialist, having completed a year long program through the Institute for Philanthropic Studies at California State University, Long Beach and is currently working toward her Masters in Taxation through Golden Gate University. Renee currently serves as President of the Washington Planned Giving Council and is an Advisory Council member of Leave 10. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and lives in West Seattle.