Margene Reno is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin -Stout – BS Nutrition and Dietetics and MS in Community Health Education from the University of Wisconsin- LaCrosse.
Margene is a Registered Dietitian who has previously worked in both hospital and nursing home foodservice settings before accepting a position as the first Healthcare Sales Manager for SYSCO Minnesota. Here she met and married her husband Glenn Reno who was the National Account Manager at that time. She then moved into a Regional Account sales manager role with a company named Diamond Crystal Specialty Foods, selling nutritional products. A few years later she joined the team at IFP Juices and National Nutrition( now Medtrition ). It was in this role that she had the opportunity to start her own foodservice brokerage company named Excel Foodservice Marketing. Dinex was one of the first additional companies to come on board. She managed and operated this business for 18 years hiring several CDM, CFPPs who were once customers into sales roles with her company.
In 2017 Excel Foodservice Marketing merged into The Core Group. Since then, she has moved out on her own once more representing Medtrition, Simply Thick and The YES Group (Dinex) in Minnesota and surrounding states. She loves being back to her original sales role calling on and consulting with healthcare and school customers.
Margene is married to her husband Glenn for 30 years and has two adult children. She likes to run, hike, golf and cross country ski.