Business Consulting



  • Member, Board of Directors, Campaign for Youth Justice
  • Member, Mid-Atlantic Facilitator's Network
  • Member, National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers 
  • Certified, Board Source, Non-Profit Board Facilitator 


"I’ve had the good fortune to serve several years with Mr. René Bryce-Laporte on the Board of Directors for the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and to observe first hand his commitment to social and economic justice and his knowledge and expertise relative to asset development. René is an engaged leader, a critical thinker, an informed advocate and a true and active champion for change. "

​​Yvette Murphy-Irby

University of Arkansas





"René's experience and knowledge about the issue areas we worked on, including workforce development, public-private partnerships, and low-income issues, were evident. His passion for helping people succeed and increasing opportunity for those less fortunate was also inspiring."

Rene Bryce-Laporte


For over 20 years, Rene has worked to help low- and moderate-income Americans find social and economic opportunity.  He has worked to help people earn more, keep more of what they earn and grow assets for the long-term. Over the course of his career, Rene has acquired skills, contacts and experiences that can benefit you. He is an experienced:

  • advocate
  • convener
  • director of multi-site programs
  • facilitator 
  • program designer and manager
  • technical assistance provider
  • writer

Martha Wunderli

Utah IDA Network 

"I have known and worked with Mr Bryce-Laporte for over 10 years. René's intelligence, leadership, people skills, policy expertise and vision for a stronger economy provide viable solutions at the family and systemic level."


  • asset-building
  • financial education
  • microenterprise
  • workforce training

Areas of Expertise

Over 20+ years in the poverty-alleviation field, Rene has built a large professional network of advocates, funders, practitioners and researchers.  

Rene has directed multi-site programs, provided technical assistance to organizations seeking to run new programs and studied and observed many more.

Rene has written articles, grant applications, reports and how-to guides based on his research and knowledge of various poverty-alleviation and economic development strategies.

Rene is a skilled interviewer and moderator, who has organized and led scores of webinars. meetings and conferences. He is experienced in all phases of effective convening.

Research & Writing

NetworkinG Assistance

Program Design & Management

Meeting Planning & FacilitatioN