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Renée Smith

Renée Smith

Director, Results Washington

Renée Smith serves as the Director of Workplace Transformation as a member of the Results Washington Office. Results Washington fosters responsive, data-driven, and human-centered state government to deliver better value to all Washingtonians through a continuous performance improvement system and culture transformation effort. Renée specifically champions a more humane and effective workplace culture for public servants by providing resources and services to state government and primary research, writing, and advocacy to make government more human.

Before joining Results Washington, Renée spent nearly seven years at the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) where she led the Organization Development Services Division that provided Lean Transformation Services and Change Excellence Services to DES and Government to Government (G2G) Lean Consulting Services to other state and local governments. Renée collaborated with Darrell Damron to pioneer the application of the Lean Government Framework used to guide leaders in running the business of government.


Articles by Renée Smith
Lean Without Limits
We come up with many different types of answers that sort Lean conveniently into categories for easy understanding and storage, says Renee Smith; but what if we were to embrace Lean as a human centered philosophy, the biggest category of all? More »