We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rita Fields has accepted a permanent position as Mosaic Youth Theatre’s Executive Vice President. She has served as Interim EVP since June of this year.
Dr. Rita Fields is also an Assistant Professor of Management in the School of Business at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan. Dr. Fields worked at the senior executive level in the healthcare industry for 10 years and in corporate America for nearly two decades. Dr. Fields is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). She serves on the Institutional Standing Committee on Campus Diversity and Inclusion (ISCCDI) at Madonna University, as a Dissertation Advisor in the PHOD Program at Assumption University in Thailand, as a spokeswoman for the Center for the Education of Women at the University of Michigan, and as a member of the EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) at the MSU Center for Community and Economic Development.
Dr. Fields is a recent ex-President of the Marygrove College Alumni Board, a board member with both South Oakland Shelter (SOS) and Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS), a board advisor for the First Children Finance Fund a member of the board of directors for the Detroit Artist Market. Crain’s Detroit Business named her among “40 under 40” in 2008. In 2009, the Fusion division of the Detroit Chamber of Commerce honored her with a Young Professional in Health Care Services Horizon Award. In both 2010 and 2011, she was selected to serve as a United States delegate with SHRM to explore human capital issues in both China and Brazil. She was selected to be a presenter at TEDxDetroit in 2015. She also offers expertise on human resources and strategic business issues through Copper Phoenix Consulting, LLC.
Please help us give her (another) warm welcome, this time to our full-time staff.