Renee Kurdzos is the Associate Director, Planned Giving at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Renee has worked in development for 16 years and in planned giving for 11. Prior to working at Fred Hutch, Renee served as the Gift Planning Officer for Washington and Hawaii at American Red Cross, 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 a Masters of Science in Taxation and a Certificate in Estate Planning from Golden Gate University and has achieved the designation of Certified Gift Planning Specialist through the Institute for Philanthropic Studies at California State University Long Beach. Renee is a Past President of the Washington Planned Giving Council and is a Board Member of Leave 10. Renee received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and lives in West Seattle with her husband Kevan, their daughter Zoe, and their dog Abbey.