Norene brings to CF&A an extensive background as a business professional, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Fresno State and gaining more than 25 years of experience in client relations, customer service, and business administration in various industries and also as a small business owner.
In addition to being part of the CF&A team, she has a passion for and extensive background in music. She is trained as a vocalist and classical pianist since age seven, and at ten was recognized as the youngest organist in the country while playing for services for a local church. She’s still serving in music ministry today, currently Contemporary Music Director for a Fresno church. She has also been performing professionally as a pianist and vocalist for decades and writing and recording her own music. She enjoys inspiring a love of music in others and for over 20 years has been teaching private piano, voice, and performance coaching for various music studios and formerly owning her own studio in both Fresno and Los Angeles.