Rita is responsible for MassBio’s marketing and communications initiatives and functions.
Rita has held marketing, communications and fundraising leadership roles in higher education, arts and culture and human services institutions. Rita served as the Director of Development and Marketing for Bridgewell, whereby she grew its annual fund and event sponsorship revenue and launching a new website and brand refresh. Previously, Rita led the marketing launch of ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage, at the time a new leading, arts organization. During her tenure, her responsibilities expanded to include leading and overseeing all marketing, development and communication efforts for ArtsEmerson and the Office of the Arts at Emerson College.
A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Rita is a board member for Women of Development of Greater Boston and serves on its program and finance committees. Rita also served on the advisory committee for CultureHouse Peabody.