Rita Williams-Bogar

An award-winning dynamic speaker and facilitator, Rita is the founder of Personal Development Solutions, LLC.? She uses a client-centered approach to provide custom workshops and consults with organizations and individuals on leadership development, emotional intelligence, ethics, diversity, and insurance education. 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. She served as director of underwriting operations for PA, NJ, NY and the New England states; Public Affairs Coordinator; and Director of Learning and Development.
She holds the CPCU, AINS, AU, ARM, and ChFC designations.? Rita earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University and MBA in Finance & Risk Management, with honors, from Walden University.?
Awards and Recognition

Bryant University 2015 Alumni Achievement Awardee
NJBIZ – one of New Jersey?s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business
U.S. Small Business Administration 2011 Region II Minority Small Business Champion of the Year.?
She is a contributing author to the book Big Bold Business Advice.
Community Involvement
Rita is actively involved in her community, serving on numerous boards of directors for regional and national organizations.?
Bryant University?s board of trustees where she chairs the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee.?
Rita served on the CPCU Society?s Leadership Council
Member, CPCU Society?s Ethics Committee
Member, CPCU Society?s Professional Growth & Development Committee
NJAWBO Past State VP of Diversity
Past President National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter

Say Hello


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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