Growing up as a child, Renato always worked side by side with his father and that was the beginning of his passion of carpentry. Wanting to earn a
college degree, but unsure of what to major in, Renato met with his guidance counselor who asked him what he liked to do. Renato’s answer was simple, “I like to work with my hands.” After hearing this, his guidance counselor suggested Renato check out the Theatre major and the rest is history! Renato fell in love with the field, majoring in Theatre Tech and Design. He graduated from Montclair University in May of 2005 and immediately began working for Black Walnut. Renato is now the Production Manager here and he truly enjoys his position. When he is not working, you can find him bonding with his family. He is a true family man! He also enjoys gardening with his daughters, hiking with his wife and dogs and playing ice hockey.