About Rita & Brittany


About Rita
Rita P. Mitchell is an overcomer. In a career spanning nearly four decades, she has navigated countless roadblocks and conquered numerous obstacles to accomplish her personal and professional goals in the very competitive financial services industry. Rita became president of her own insurance and securities brokerage firm, Mitchell Financial, Inc., spoke on the TEDx stage, has been a frequent contributor to Black Enterprise magazine, and became the first-ever recipient of First Horizon’s 2018 Inclusion & Diversity Leader’s Award. Before retiring in early 2018, Rita served as Executive Vice President and Manager of Private Client Services for Middle Tennessee, First Tennessee Bank. Most recently, she has written Own Your Phenomenal Self, a guide to empowering young career women to achieve their desired success and an Amazon bestseller. In addition, Rita is a certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. Currently, she serves on the boards of the YWCA USA, Cheekwood, Leadership Nashville Alumni Association, the Founders' Advisory Board of Studio Bank, and is also Chair of the Board of the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee.

Rita has an unwavering passion for helping others and shining a bright light of opportunity to those who feel like they are wandering in the dark. It is time to OWN YOUR PHENOMENAL SELF and Rita P. Mitchell is here to be your guide.

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About Brittany
Brittany Mitchell's "double jam" is marketing. She is currently working in her dream city (NYC) as an Account Executive for a leading marketing and technology company. Prior to this role, she thrived as a Marketing Manager responsible for digital advertising and lead acquisition for a Fortune 50 company. Brittany obtained her Bachelors of Science in Marketing, International Business and French at the University of Tennessee and her International MBA from the top-ranking Moore School of Business. Brittany has 10 plus years of marketing experience working with a wide range of brands and industries, from niche consumer goods and luxury products to insurance and financial services to commercial real estate to non-profit and more. Brittany has also lived and worked in France and is fluent in French.

Brittany is an avid traveler and both her personal and professional passion for cultural immersion has led her to places like Paris, London, Helsinki, Hong Kong, and South Africa. Throughout her education and career, Brittany has sought out ways to help bring people together through the discovery and appreciation of cultures. She believes that we are truly more the same than we are different, and one of the most impactful ways to understand this is by living, breathing, speaking, and truly immersing oneself in someone else's experience.