Rita is an award-winning soloist, teacher, and inspirational keynote speaker who has journeyed from Sand Mtn. Alabama to Carnegie Hall! Her presentations are absolutely unforgettable and absolutely life-changing!“Not only is she talented, but she is a very pleasant person making the planning and implementation of stress related activities much easier,” says Tom Quinn, Director of the Etowah County Chamber of Commerce, who booked Rita numerous times one of which was the annual Riverfest, hosting crowds of over 20,000!Rita is an educated Southern Belle with the strength of a Steel Magnolia, and a voice that demands attention. Since 1982 she has enjoyed her own, very successful, performing arts school teaching private voice, public speaking, leadership, personal development, wellness, motivation, stage presence and stress/anger management. She has trained hundreds, from ages 6 to 90, from all walks of life. Rita’s company captured 35%+ of the market share for over ten years. She designed and directed yearly revues with casts of up to 120 including singing, speaking, dancing and drama! Six years she performed at Carnegie Hall in New York with her choirs. She is a recognized performer both on stage and screen, with 442 videos on YouTube hosting over 134,000 views. Rita has a fully dedicated walk with God, strong business credentials, excellent presentation skills and charismatic ability which can carry the heart and mind to uncharted territory.Rita’s accomplishments include a Master of Arts Degree, a Master of Science Degree in Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology (the big sister of Social Media) with a minor in Music and an Associate Degree in Music Education/Vocal Performance. Rita is Past President of the Alabama Speakers Association and a full-time Speaking Professional. In 2010 she was a featured soloist for the Grand Opening Session of the NSA National Convention in Orlando, Florida where there were attendees from 17 different countries. Rita has changed countless thousands of lives with the Power of Music, both personally and professionally. She loves a challenge, cherishes adventure and has no problem climbing every mountain!Rita began her “stage” life at age three which developed into a full-time travel-performance life by age 19. After being awarded second place for female soloist in the Florida Gospel Music Awards, her performance career soared. She became a member of the movie cast, “Kent State Riot,” starred in numerous TV commercials and made many TV appearances from news programs to full TV specials. Three years in a row, Rita was a finalist in the Mrs. Alabama Pageant resulting in a contract pageant judging position with a national pageant, judging pageants from Maine to Florida.Rita knows people! She has worked in a large variety of industries including personal trainer, VP of Public Relations, data processing secretary, radio DJ, radio sales, Entry Fee/Life Care Retirement Community marketing director, corporate admin asst to managing partner, drug rehab counselor, corporate consultant, private coach, paid first soprano, life insurance admin asst, auto insurance sales, choral director fitness center sales, processing plant secretary, numerous boards and volunteer groups, music minister, school teacher, retail customer service, Mary Kay and Merle Norman, Amway and other various multi-level marketing ventures, telemarketer (first job of life!) and more!She loves a challenge and cherishes adventure!Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Rita Young Allen and other top speakers and celebrities.