Rita graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a major in accounting and joined Agler & Gaeddert, Chartered the same year. Her professional experience has been concentrated in the area of income taxation and has included significant consulting experiences in areas such as business and personal income tax planning, estate planning, work with trust departments dealing with fiduciary, private foundation and tax exempt entity tax matters. She is currently the Tax Director of the firm.
Rita is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Rita is a member of the finance committee of Sacred Heart Church. She is also an Eucharistic minister.
Rita is married to Harold and has one son, Spencer. She also has two step children and four grandchildren. Most of her free time is watching Spencer’s sporting events.