Renee Hardman, president of Hardman Consulting LLC, a human resources management firm, last month received a National Alumni Award from Drake University for her community service and civic engagement. The award was presented by the Drake University National Alumni Association board of directors and Drake President David Maxwell. Hardman received her undergraduate degree and her Master of Business Administration from Drake. The award ceremony was held to recognize individuals whose outstanding professional accomplishments, community leadership and pursuit of excellence exemplify the ideals of Drake University.