Rita Jaessing Brauneck '68Trustee since 2018
Rita graduated from MVCDS in 1968, attended Skidmore, then graduated, cum laude, from Lake Erie College. She started and, for five years, operated an early childhood/daycare learning center. After earning an MBA from the University of Michigan, she served in various operational leadership roles with Avery Dennison for 17 years. Since then, Rita has led a career transition firm, was certified as an executive coach while a practice leader with Lee Hecht Harrison, then launched her leadership and career consultancy in 2007. She is actively coaching executives and corporate board members across the US.
Rita lives in Cleveland where she is a member of the Board of Directors of NSL Analytical Services, Inc. and a Board Member of In Counsel with Women, an organization of senior women leaders. She also advises early-stage companies.