Marilyn K. Render resides in Chicago, IL. She is currently a Principal for MKR Executive Services. Her company specializes in organizational leadership for association professionals. She is the recipient of the Chicago Defender's 2017 Women of Excellence award. Marilyn was formerly a project manager/membership for a health information association. In addition, Marilyn spent several years in commercial real estate development and asset management. She is experienced in volunteer leadership management, governance, chapters, awards and recognition programs, and strategic planning.
At the Forum, she is currently the past chair of the Welcoming Environment Committee, and a former member of the Awards and Recognition Committee. Marilyn is an Advisory Council member for the Cook County Health Council. In her spare time, she is an active traveler with a focused interest in the arts, opera, museums, and other culturally-based events and activities.
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