Woman of the Week – Renee Shumate

Caroline  -  Mar 05, 2012  -  No Comments

Each week, we feature a fantastic new woman we think you should know. Some of these women are clients, some are friends, some are women we’ve only just met. But they all have this in common: they are dynamic, interesting gals who have agreed to share with us their insights and secrets to success.

Renee Shumate

Job: Resource & Budget Analyst at American Electric Power

Birthday: 10-06-1964

My Work: Analyze changing operational and capacity demands and make recommendations to management for their evaluation and consideration regarding future business decisions for Transmission Engineering


My Passion: My church women’s leadership group:”Woman Be Blessed Ministries.” Community service, mentoring young women


My Family: Alex (Wonderful and supportive husband; Henry & Jacqueline Sherrod (Best parents a girl could wish for); Kendal (My nephew who is like a son); 
John & Aaron (step sons who are fine young men)
; Aaron Jr., Jackson and Chase (Adorable grandsons)

My Heroes: My parents who have been married for 48 years and are a true example of what marriage is all about. They have been wonderful role models.

My Escape: Palm Beach, FL with my husband and reading a good book while soaking up the sun.

My Pet Peeve: Tardiness, especially people who are consistently late.

Indulgence: Desserts, shopping, Charles Penzone massage & facial spa days and vacations

My Roots: My faith, my family and my friends

My Future: Exciting, promising, retired soon and healthy

My Love: Philanthropy and being a blessing to others and of course my husband

My Movie: “The Color Purple


My Quote on Life: But by the grace of God I am what I am. (
I Corinthians 15:10


My Accessory: Jewelry and purses

My Advice to Young Women: Have confidence in yourself and strive for balance in your life. Always remember it’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. Constantly grow and develop.

How I Balance it All: Not taking myself too seriously. Striving for inner peace.

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