René Mitchell

Brand Strategist, Arts Advocate

René Mitchell is a creative convener and arts advocate with over two decades experience cultivating creative thinking and challenging perception. Following eighteen years co-leading Bend-based branding agency, tbd, in 2016 René took on the role of the Director of Marketing for former-client Humm Kombucha while continuing to promote arts, culture, and social change through her creative studio, René Mitchell Creative; as a Board of Director for Caldera Arts, Art in Public Places, and ScaleHouse; and as the Director of the Bend Design Conference. René finds her inspiration from her two young daughters and their creative pursuits. She loves film festivals, far flung destinations, and spaghetti.