You Should Know: Renee Diresta

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Renee Diresta

Opting for a best of both, bi-coastal existence, Renee Diresta splits her time between SF and Brooklyn. As if being a VP of Business Development at Haven didn't make her busy enough! Sure, being VP posts many a challenge, but it’s nothing Renee can’t handle, even finding enough time to climb Kilimanjaro. Is there anything this smart woman can’t do?


VP Business Development, Haven

Place of birth:

Yonkers, NY


@Reneejustrenee/ @noupside

Renee Diresta

Renee Diresta

What do you actually do all day?

Modernize the logistics industry- by spending my day on email, writing and on the phone

Favorite song growing up?

Metal by Nine Inch Nails

My biggest secret is…

I honestly don't think I have any, I'm not that exciting

Where do you live in San Francisco?

Tech, I'm on extended loan from NYC

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike? W


My motto is…

buy the ticket, take the ride

My alter ego is…

Bruce Wayne

The last drink I had was…

coffee, Starbucks coffee

My secret crush is…

that guy who plays Tom on The Blacklist

What was your first job?

piano teacher

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Go to Alcatraz and ride a trolley; haven't done that yet

Coming from? Going to?

the office, daycare pickup

What is your favorite work of art?

I like Lawrence Weiner a lot, no fav.

Who should we know?

Nick Pinkston, the future of manufacturing is fascinating and he's at he forefront