Renee was born and raised in Gardner, KS. She graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School in 1981 and attended Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS. After continuing her education, she went to work for Gardner Elementary School as a Paraprofessional for 3 years. She then transferred to Spring Hill School district and taught for 3 more years. In the summer of 1988, she was given an opportunity to work for one of the largest photography studios in Kansas and Missouri. They specialized in School Portraits, Sr. Portraits, & Church Directories. She was in charge of five full-time photographers, four private studios, and the mailing facility of John Q. Adams and Associates & Creative Images Photography Studios.
In 1991 she went to work for JRH Biologicals in Lenexa, KS. They produced Biological Serum for Biological testing that shipped serum all over the world. In 1995, her family moved to Illinois. She was able to be a stay at home mom for a while. She started working for Ray Froelich RE and Insurance in September of 2003. When Jeff McMillan combined the offices, she was delighted to stay on and offer support for his insurance team. Renee has 3 grown children and the cutest grandson on the planet. She spends her time off out in her horse barn, giving riding lessons to anyone who loves horses as much as she does and wants to learn to ride.