Drawing on her extensive experience as a business owner, business executive and business coach, Rita Brauneck offers leadership development consulting and executive coaching to individuals, boards of directors, and senior executives across the country with corporations, family-owned businesses and non-profit organizations.
Prior to establishing her independent practice in 2008, Rita was Senior Vice President and Managing Director with Lee Hecht Harrison, a global leader in human capital consulting. She built a “rainmaker” reputation for her client development, executive coaching, and operational successes in the Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh markets. Prior to her seven years as practice leader, Rita was a Partner and President of Russell-Rogat, Inc., a respected regional outplacement firm.
From 1981 to 1998, Rita was with Avery Dennison, an industry leader in label and office products. She served in senior executive roles including General Manager of $660 and $270 million business units, Director of Marketing, Director of Distribution and Logistics, Business/Market Manager for $30 and $10 million businesses, Quality Improvement Manager, and National Account Executive.
Rita is a member of the Board of Directors of NSL Analytical Services, Inc., a Cleveland-based and leading provider of specialized testing services. She retains her certification as an Executive Coach with Lee Hecht Harrison. She holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BA cum laude from Lake Erie College. She is a member of In Counsel with Women, an organization of Cleveland’s most senior executive women.