Renee Ramirez is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Community Smiles Dental, formerly Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic. In August 2018, she opened a second clinic in Menomonee Falls. Both locations provide affordable dental care for low-income families, high-risk expectant mothers, and low-income children. Since 2008, the clinic has provided more than $23 million in dental care to more than 21,000 patients. Community Smiles Dental was named Waukesha County Executive’s Large Nonprofit of the Year in 2015 and has been national recognized by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentist Foundation as a “gold star” dental program for children.
Renee graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in International Relations and Economics. She has thirty years’ experience in nonprofit management, and is recognized for her leadership in Wisconsin as a mentor for women, as an advocate for oral health equity, as well as for her expertise and success in fundraising.
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