MEET THE TEAM
Dennelle Taylor Nizoux
President & Founder
All of sudden, ten years flew by and I had a tall, dark and handsome French husband, a flat in Paris next to the Bois, and two gorgeous little Franco-Americans…I would not have even dared to dream of a life so perfect. Except it wasn’t really perfect, because life never is. Paris is a breath-taking city, but it’s a bit lacking in the UV department. In 2010, our family moved to sunnier days in the South of France, which reminds me a lot of my native California. Once again, I feel like I should pinch myself – I truly am living the dream!
During my 15 years with a global telecommunications company, I worked in areas as varied as Finance, Strategic Development, Marketing and Project Management. It was when researching the possibility of moving my parents over that I became interested in providing solutions to English-speaking retirees in France.
If you have ever dreamed of living in France (like I did), Renestance is here to make it easier. Learn from our experience and enjoy the exceptional quality of life in France, without all the hassle.
Administrative Assistance Expert
Complementing my repertoire of French life experience, I have married and divorced in France, overseen three of my own property renovations, and now rent out my current family home for short term summer rentals, and my gîte (holiday cottage) for winter lets. After my daughter was born in 2006, I ran a cottage industry business for several years, renting baby and toddler equipment to holidaymakers in the region. Now that my daughter is steadily working her way through the French school system, I am back in the working saddle again!
I see myself as friendly and efficient, and I love my job! I’m ready and waiting to help remove the complexities of French administration so that you can relax and enjoy your life in France.
Discovery and Language Expert
With a background in international project coordination, non-profit management and teaching French and English as foreign languages, I’ve worked for both French and American companies. Today I’d define myself as an intercultural dot-connector and an active member of the community, volunteering for several charitable, cultural, educational and sports organizations.
Passionate about sharing my knowledge, I embrace every opportunity to show people how to fully immerse themselves in the language, culture and daily savoir-vivre. Whether it be food, wine, travel, politics, sports or art, I’ve adopted the French way of taking advantage of each new experience and encounter to learn, grow and enjoy life! I also have a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to working with the infamous French bureaucracy.
I’m excited to lead you on stimulating and enriching adventures throughout the region, allowing you to discover all of the scenic, cultural and culinary wealth the real South of France has to offer.