Rene Llanes is currently a Direct Community Investments Associate at LEDC. Before joining the DCI team, Rene was with the LEDC Small Business Program as a loan officer and underwriter. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Miami, Florida, where he worked in retail for over 15 years.
In 2017, Rene relocated to the DMV, where he worked as a banker for a large financial institution in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Rene is currently enrolled with the Leadership Montgomery: Emerging Leaders Program class of 2022. His interests include sports, music, cooking, working out, and family time.