Grace Fisher Renbarger is an experienced business executive, attorney and investor. She currently serves as the Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for Bazaarvoice, Inc. (Nasdaq: BV), a multi-national SaaS and online media marketing company, where she oversees the company’s ethics, compliance and internal audit functions.
Prior to joining Bazaarvoice, Ms. Renbarger taught business law, ethics and corporate social responsibility at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and continues as an adjunct professor in the evening MBA program there. She also provided legal and consulting services to a variety of business clients, and continues to serve as an advisor to the CEO of a medical device startup company.
Ms. Renbarger is also a former executive at Dell, Inc. During her 13 years at Dell, Ms. Renbarger led a variety of functions including litigation, employment law, government relations, and ethics and compliance. Ms. Renbarger also served on several internal management and functional steering committees including the Global Ethics & Compliance Council, the Global Sustainability Council, the Global Diversity Council, the Human Resources Leadership Team, the Legal Department Management Team, and the board of the Dell women’s networking group.
Before her time at Dell, Ms. Renbarger was a partner at Hughes & Luce, L.L.P., which subsequently merged with K&L Gates, LLP, a global law firm.
Ms. Renbarger attended undergraduate and law school at the University of Texas where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif, and served as an Associate Editor on the Texas Law Review.
Ms. Renbarger supports a variety of non-profit organizations and causes. In addition to her service on the Glasshouse Policy board of directors, she also serves on the boards of Dress for Success Austin, the Austin Theatre Alliance (parent of the Paramount and State Theatres), and the Austin Advisory Board for the TriCities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.