Marissa owns her own office-based private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is passionate about empowering families, facilitating professional and community opportunities for advocacy, and is addicted to continuing education and learning.
Renee has been a breastfeeding advocate for over 30 years and earned her IBCLC 20+ years ago. In addition to her RN-IBCLC background, she has extensive experience in mass communication, marketing, technical writing, and non-profit development. Renee has been or is currently a member, a volunteer, or an employee for various professional and community
organizations that focus not only lactation science and services, but also women, children, and family health and advocacy. Renee is the owner of Mindful Lactation, LLC based in Tucson, Arizona. Renee has served ABC in the past as the President (2002-2007) and as Communication Director (2007-2014).
What Drives Us
Our mission is to work collaboratively to increase rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration to improve the health of Arizona's families.