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Rita is a true communicator!  She has excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills that rank at the very top.  Her work is done professionally, prompt and at a level I found outstanding!  Rita is a true teacher.  She has the ability to train and assist others in ways that work.  She is equally gifted as an administrator; all she does is state-of-the-art.  She exhibits the highest moral and ethical personality as I have had the pleasure to work with and know as a friend.  Rita is dedicated to the degree of perfection.  One does not have to be concerned as to whether her objective or goal will be accomplished.  She is truly a people person.  It always warmed my heart to know that her priorities were always set to help others reach a fuller level of commitment.
~Dr. Steven M. Fain, Leadership Professionals, Inc.

“Rita's presentations are characterized by in-depth research, common sense, and southern charm. I am proud to be her colleague in the speaking and training profession. Peter A. Land, MS, CSP, CMC, CPCM” May 12, 2009 Pete Land, President Peter A. Land Associates Inc. 

“Rita Allen is a dedicated and trusted colleague whose passion to help others is evident by her actions. She does not have to proclaim that she adheres to ethics and integrity; she proves it with her determination to do the right thing. Her warm personality makes one feel as if they are the most important person in the world and this is the mark of a true professional.”  ~Dallas Teague-Snider, CMP, Speaker -Author- The Impression Engineer , Make Your Best Impression, March 29, 2009

“Rita is one of the most energetic individuals I have ever known and it is always a pleasure to work with her. She has a wealth of ideas and always works very hard to implement them in a timely manner with outstanding results. She is slated to take over the reigns of the National Speaker Association Alabama chapter and we are looking forward to her leadership to grow and develop the organization. I highly recommend Rita for any "tough" assignment that you want accomplished enthusiastically with the best of results.” April 8, 2009, Roy Brewer, PMP, President & CEO, Capstone Development International , LLC

Gary Hodges, Station Manager, WTJP Channel 60, All American Network, Gadsden, AL

Rita, Thank you very much for speaking on our “Behind the Scenes” program.  Our potential viewing audience now consists of approximately 1.5 million people.  It is because of people like you that we are able to inform and educate our viewers on issues and problems.

Beth Nigri, Marketing Director, The Fitness Center, Mountain Brook, AL
Rita is a very positive and innovative person. She is forward thinking and has great marketing ideas that work. Rita is very focused and thinks outside the box. I've found her to be a very creative person and a pleasure to work with. 

Wyman Hamilton, ED, Galleria Woods Retirement Community, Hoover, AL

I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for all that you have done for Galleria Woods and its residents.  In a very short period of time you have made a huge impact on the marketing department and our residents.  Your positive attitude, work ethic and caring spirit is an example to us all.  Thank you for all you do.  If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know.


Shaun Irwin, Member of Special Interest Group

Your generous and loving sharing in our group has been thought provoking, inspiring and humbling.  Thank you for being a part of my life and the ever so glorious future!


“Rita is energetic and definitely has your best interest in mind. She is a hard worker and fun to be around.” March 19, 2009, Jennifer Tsantes, Owner, Front2Back Business Services 

“I had the opportunity to work with Rita Allen on more than one professional Board. She is a pleasure to work with. Rita has an amazing, upbeat outlook and always offers unique insight. She is reliable and responsible. You would be lucky to work with her.” May 19, 2009 Caryn Terradas, Corporate Firefighter, Capstone Development International, LLC

“Rita Allen is a warm and dynamic speaker whose positive attitude fills the room with joy and light. Her messages are always uplifting and upbeat. She's a breath of fresh air, especially in these difficult economic times. She is also an accomplished musician, so this is yet another way she brings happiness into the lives of others. I recommend her highly.” May 12, 2009 Melanie LeMay, Owner, Melanie LeMay Comminications Consulting

“Rita Allen is exemplary in everything that she endeavors. Her personality is encouraging and motivational. Rita always gives 500% in anything she is a part of, and she is a pleasure to know. Rebecca L. Weber” May 1, 2009 Rebecca Weber, Office Manager, Seraaj Family Homes 

“I have known Rita for many years and I would like to recommend her as a wonderful leader, magnificent teacher, loyal and faithful worker and one of the most anointed women of God that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She is detail oriented and dedicated to any task set before her. She is always up for a challenge and will meet or exceed any expectations. Her encouraging spirit causes all those around her to want to be better.” April 14, 2009, Dana Pannell, Career Specialist, Bevill State Community College 

“Rita and I have worked together on numerous projects, both professionally and personally over the last ten years and more. Rita is always faithful to give more than one hundred percent of her very energetic self to anything she puts her hand to, and in doing so is enormously blessed. Rita has such a desire that God shine through in all that she does and says, and the results are always incredible!” May 6, 2009, Melanie Ginn, VP of Operations, Southern Risk Services, LLC


Darlene Real Higginbotham, Speaking Professional, Appearance Matters, Inc.
What a blessing you are to me.  If it was only a visit, your bright spirit would have lifted me up, however, you did not come to my house for a visit alone; but to bless my socks off with your knowledge.  You are such a gentle teacher.  Thank you does not fully express my appreciation, but it is my best so Thank You.  Your encouragement has changed me.  With love and appreciation, Darlene

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