Rita Williams-Bogar

An award-winning expert facilitator, Rita provides consultative services to organizations and individuals in the areas of coaching, leadership development, team building, emotional intelligence, diversity, & organizational management. She is a keynote speaker and highly sought-after conference presenter.

Using a client-centered approach, Rita provides services custom tailored to her clients’ needs. Her mission is to share proven strategies to better leverage individuals’ talents and skills to reach their full potential. Her TEDx talk, Surpassing Your Personal Best!, exemplifies her mission.

Rita’s corporate experience includes a 25-year robust career for a national insurance company where she transformed operating divisions, mentored individuals, and achieved strong results. Her corporate experience includes director of underwriting operations for PA, NJ, NY and the New England states, Public Affairs Coordinator, and Director of Learning and Development. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University and her MBA in Finance, with honors, from Walden University. Rita is an adjunct faculty for a number of colleges, including Montclair State University and NJIT. She is a graduate fellow of Leadership New Jersey.

Rita has been recognized as a 2015 Alumni Achievement Awardee of Bryant University, by New Jersey Monthly as a 2013 Finalist – NJ Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, by NJBIZ as one of New Jersey’s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business and by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2011 Region II Minority Small Business Champion of the Year. She is a contributing author to the book – Big Bold Business Advice.

Rita is actively involved in her community, serving on numerous boards: Bryant University’s Board of Trustees; Chair, Bryant University Trustee Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee; Immediate Past President, Bryant’s National Alumni Council; Rosedale Cemetery’s Board of Managers; and recently served on the CPCU Society’s Leadership Council. She is a past president of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter and past State Vice President, Diversity, New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners.

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2021 TEDx Talk – on YouTube – Surpassing Your Personal Best

Profiles in Risk Interview

How to manage remote teams with Rita Williams-Bogar of Personal Development Solutions

Managing Professional Development in a Virtua World – Central Illinois CPCU Society Chapter

April 2021 – Chapter Meeting- Featuring Rita Williams-Bogar of Personal Development Solutions, LLC

Sassquad RunVenture Interview – Rita Williams-Bogar, It’s Never Too Late to Find Your Passion


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