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Renie Cavallari Biography

Renie Cavallari
CEO & Chief Inspiration Officer

Renie Cavallari, Aspire’s founder, CEO and Chief Inspiration Officer, is an award winning International Marketing Leader. Her forward thinking grasp of business, it’s challenges and their solutions, along with her proven, innovative strategies, set Renie apart as a captivating speaker, author and leadership consultant, energetic trainer and strategist, who has delivered measurable results for businesses around the world for over 25 years.

Cavallari founded Aspire, www.aspiremarketing.com , in 1995 and since then has worked with thousands of clients. As a powerhouse business leader, Cavallari helps both small and large brands achieve breakthrough results by utilizing her time-tested sales, training, strategic marketing, team building and revenue optimization solutions.

Cavallari is the author of aspire…to be, an insightful and inspirational collection of proven Leadership principles, organized into the systems and tools she has used to increase profitability and retention with some of the world’s most respected companies. She has also written The Official Girlfriends' Getaway Book, which provides a fun and easy approach to planning a fun-filled, relaxing and rejuvenating girlfriends' getaway and is an example of the innovation and Blue Ocean strategies Cavallari and Aspire have been identifying for years.

Cavallari is best known for collaborating with teams to inspire successful change and unleash the uncharted possibilities of their business. Her distinct, impacting and cutting edge information, along with her contagiously exciting communication style, has educated and engaged people from all walks of life. Cavallari presents keynote speeches around the world and is a member of the prestigious National Speakers Association, www.nsaspeaker.org.

She began her career with Sheraton Corporation in both sales and as a corporate trainer for the organization. As her career progressed, Cavallari worked with two major hotel management companies (AIRCOA, today known as Richfield Hospitality and Sage Hospitality), achieving dynamic results in a wide range of capacities including sales and marketing, new business development, product repositioning, management training, operations, and asset management. Cavallari held leadership positions including Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing, Sr. VP of Business Development, Corporate Director of Regional Sales, Sr. VP of Operations to name a few.

She also is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), a professional society of leading consultants in the hospitality industry, and a regular columnist for Hotel Management magazine.

As a result of Cavallari’s hard work and dedication to training, she was honored as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Training Professionals by TrainingIndustry.com, a nationally respected online resource for the learning development community that serves as a discussion forum for training strategies and best practices.


The Phoenix Business Journal awarded Cavallari with a top "Power Player" honor, recognizing the business community leader for her professionalism, innovative ideas and dedication to the community.

Aspire was a 5 time finalist for the Stevie Awards for Women in Business in the “Most Innovative Company - Up to 100 Employees” category. This prestigious award honors women from across the nation for their positive contributions in business.

In 2007, Cavallari founded Wings to Fly, www.wingstofly.info , a national non-profit organization that promotes life-long self esteem in young women. By integrating inspiration, knowledge, research-based resources and coaching into daily life, Wings to Fly encourages young women to aspire with confidence and self respect to design the life they dream and become the leaders of tomorrow.

Recognized as a dynamo who colors outside the lines, Cavallari helps organizations think differently.

“Outrageous! A Dynamo! A Change Innovator!”
CEO, Ric Leutwyler, Pegasus

“If you are looking for a fresh perspective with new approaches to improve your organizations effectiveness and inspire people to think differently, ask Renie to hang around for as long as possible.”
Sr. VP of Marketing, Andy Anderson, Destination Hotels & Resorts

“Truly a dynamo who colors outside the lines…”
Women’s Power Expo