During her corporate career as a training and organizational development leader, Rita worked with organizations like Hewlett Packard, T-Mobile, AT&T, Dyno Nobel, Qualfon, and Qwest.
Having achieved a high level of success in the corporate world, Rita founded PeopleTree Development and now uses that experience to help organizations transform from a traditional paradigm (control and direct model) to a High-Performance paradigm (purpose, empowerment, and collaboration model).
Rita is an Accredited Facilitator with The Center for Organizational Design, through which she utilizes a proven system based on many years of research. She is also an Authorized Strategic Partner with 360 Solutions, making her part of a global network of High-Performance consultancies. She is passionate about helping organizations create a healthy culture where each person is a contributing partner in the business.
Rita has been a member of ATD since 2000 and has served in a wide variety of ATD-NRC board positions over the years. She values the camaraderie and professional development opportunities ATD provides.