Conversations at NPL with Rita Mitchell

As seen in the Nashville Post

The Nashville Public Library’s Conversations at NPL series earlier this week hosted speaker, coach, and former banker Rita Mitchell for a discussion — moderated by Margaret Behm of Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella — focused on her debut book, Own Your Phenomenal Self. Mitchell retired from First Tennessee Bank, where she was most recently executive vice president and manager of private client services, in early 2018 after 15 years with the bank. In her book, she shares personal stories and anecdotes from her life focused on helping people understand their value and overcome obstacles.

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About The Author


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, and Board Chair of the YWCA of Nashville & Middle TN.

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