Reinette holds a B.Econ degree from the University of Stellenbosch. She is a registered Tax Practitioner and a member of the SAIT.   She started her career in the Insurance and Investment Industry in 1984 at Sanlam Head Office, Bellville, where she offered training to Sanlam Financial Advisors in their risk, retirement and investment products, which included the “revolutionary new unit trust investment vehicle”.  She moved to Johannesburg and worked at Sanlam Johannesburg FA as a Financial Advisor.  From there, she established a short-term insurance brokerage and sold her shares to her partner after 4 years.

In 1998, she was a founding member and leader in setting up an IFA which operated as a Sole Proprietorship.  Bear Vision Investment Services (Pty) Ltd was established in 2001 as a member of FG Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd. She filled the position of internal compliance officer and Financial Advisor. She developed and implemented compliance and administration policies and systems and created investment and retirement solutions for high-net-worth individuals.  In 2019, after 34 years in the Wealth Management Industry, she decided it was time for a sabbatical and she resigned as Director of the Company.  She returned to join Absolut Wealth Management as Financial Advisor in February 2021.