Licensed in Oregon
Jeff Renard is a native of The Dalles, graduating from The Dalles High in 1984. As an aspiring architect he moved to the great State of Alaska to work in the architecture field. While in Alaska he discovered his entrepreneurial spirit and purchased a small business. Returning to The Dalles in 1988 Jeff continued growing his entrepreneurial spirit by forming a small automotive mobile service business. Mr. Renard's excellent customer service and attention to detail led the owners of Thomas Motors to making him a part of their management team. Jeff managed all aspects of the body and detail shop while cultivating a thriving towing business unit. The thriving towing business unit soon became Jeff’s next business venture. Jeff purchased the towing business unit and successfully operated it for the next 12 years.
Jeff is actively involved in the community of The Dalles. He has served as President, Lieutenant and EMT in the The Dalles Volunteer Fire Department for 11 years, and served on local community boards including Traffic & Safety and the Chamber Representative for the MidColumbia Economic Development.
In the 1990’s Mr. Renard ventured into the real estate business through his acquisition of homes, rentals and commercial real estate. He currently owns and operates Approved Auto & Storage as well as Gorge Limo Service. His commercial real estate also provides operating space for five other locally owned small businesses. This experience gives Jeff added perspective to the needs of business and services in the Columbia Gorge. In addition to these endeavors in The Dalles, Jeff also co-owns/operates Airport Safe Storage with his wife, Kim in central Washington. Jeff is a key part of the community of The Dalles.
With a beautiful wife Kim, four beautiful daughters Cheyenne, Sierra, Hannah, Savannah and son Tristan, Jeff understands the varying desires for entertainment and services that a family can request.
With these personal experiences Jeff has great knowledge of what the Columbia Gorge area can provide to share with his clients.