Renee Sacks


Dr. Renée Sacks is President & CEO of Sacks and the firm’s Chief Opportunity Creator.  She possesses a unique combination of strategic communications, marketing, educational consulting and analytical skills. She has extensive experience in providing comprehensive branding, communications, public relations and strategic consulting services for both public and private sector clients. Her proven abilities in these areas have made her firm a brand name in the industries it serves.

A Plain Language Approach to Technical Communications

A former professor and university administrator, she earned her Ph.D. in applied linguistics from New York University and brought insights from her academic background to developing new business communication models and content formats to her firm’s work. Plain language communications, intimate event formats, new inventive publications, creative communication campaign strategies and crisis communication management tactics – all comprise Sacks robust service signature.

Lecturer and Writer

Dr. Sacks has written books, articles and full publications. She developed a new communications brand for McGraw Hill Construction, Navigating Opportunities: Business Information for Construction Professionals and produced over 70 publications and related events as part of that assignment. She was the editor of a real estate law text on rent regulatory issues and wrote over 20 technical guides for owners and managers of rental properties. She authors briefing papers and other related publications on behalf of her clients. At the start of her career, she was part of the team that re-wrote New York’s Rent Regulatory law into plain language. >>

She also developed a city-wide telephone information system, RSA Dial, to provide owners and tenants with clear, accurate rent regulatory information. >>

Diversity Consultant and Author

Dr. Sacks has been very active in diversity issues related to Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, both in New York and nationally. She serves as the Executive Director of the Women Builders Council, New York’s leading women’s organization for advocacy and leadership development, and has also worked for many New York State and New York City agencies and authorities, including Empire State Development, DASNY, MTA, NYS Department of Transportation, NYS Depart of Housing & Community Renewal, New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey as well as the NYC Small Business Services and the Office of the Mayor of New York.

As a result of these engagements, Dr. Sacks has become a recognized name in the diversity consulting market. She also publishes a periodic publication, Diversity Agenda.

Her firm is a certified New York State and New York City Women Business Enterprise and a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. Her firm provides diversity consulting, outreach and technical assistance services to this market sector.

Renee Sacks
Renee Sacks