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Philanthropist Rene Boisvert previously served as a Northern California concert promoter. Internationally recognized by Billboard Magazine, the international newsweekly of music and entertainment, Boisvert produced major artists such as -
Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Jerry Seinfeld, Garth Brooks, Linda Ronstadt, and hundreds more.

Boisvert's company, Rainy Day Productions, established itself as a true niche producer of live entertainment events. In the world of mega-promoters, Boisvert's
company fiercely fought to maintain their independence as a concert industry player.

A true "street promoter," Boisvert's strength lied in his ability to work multiple
marketing strategies within a given marketplace to achieve the maximum possible
ticket sales. As a result, Rainy Day enjoyed a high percent of sold out shows that exceeded industry averages.

"Any promoter can market a winning show. It takes a special promoter to do well with acts that aren't sure box o…

About Rene Boisvert

Rene Boisvert is the founder of the nonprofit organization Taking It to the Streets, based in Oakland, California. Through his work with the organization, Rene Boisvert assists in multiplying the charitable money available to provide basic life services for those most in need. His unique philanthropic approach is referred to as Multiplication Philanthropy.

Mr. Boisvert graduated with his bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley, and has completed graduate studies at Indiana University's Center of Philanthropy. Interested in politics, marketing, and mentorship, Mr. Boisvert previously served as a board advisor for the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, a public charity grant maker. He also uses his philanthropic industry expertise as a board member of St. Vincent's Day Home, Alameda County's largest and oldest child development center.