At its January meeting, the Miramar College Foundation board of directors voted to welcome René McKee as its newest community director.
With over 30 years experience in the financial industry, McKee serves California Coast Credit Union in San Diego as Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations. The oldest financial institution in the San Diego region, California Coast was founded by local educators in 1929 and currently serves more than 120,000 members. She joined the credit union in August of 1995, after serving for 12 years as the Vice President of Marketing at San Diego County Credit Union.
The La Mesa resident, a native of St. Louis, graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Marketing. She was awarded the Credit Union National Association Marketing and Business Development Council’s 1994 “Marketing Professional of the Year.”
Former board experience includes two 3-year terms on the Executive Committee of the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council, the Financial Institution Marketing Association’s Board of Directors, the Credit Union Alliance of San Diego Public Relations Board and the Partnership Advisory Board for San Diego Unified School District.
As the newest Miramar College Foundation board member, McKee joined fellow board members to accept a $3,000 donation from California Coast Credit Union to support the Foundation's mission to serve students of San Diego Miramar College through the scholarship program.