Rita M. Barreto

If innovation and ambition are the major pillars of business, human resources is the foundation from which upon success is built. As a trailblazer who honors this fundamental truth in everything she does, Rita Barreto, President of Top Tier Leadership, taps into over four decades of corporate and global experience to positively impact the lives of others across our great nation and beyond by creating programs that build winning cultures, deliver results and maximize performance.  Her client list reads like a “Who’s Who” in the world of business.  Prior to forming her own company, Rita was a human resource executive with a Fortune 500 company.

She has delivered a TEDx talk on the power of traditions, been recognized with four lifetime achievement awards for HR excellence. The recipient of three gubernatorial appointments and appointed by the CFO of Florida to serve on the state’s Commission on the Status of Women, she served as the 2020 chair which allowed her to continue her endeavor to support innovation, cultivate synergy and mobilize female leaders of tomorrow.  Don’t let her kind and humble demeanor fool you, though.  When it comes to empowering businesses to shatter boundaries leave behind the status quo and make the future happen today, she’s a powerhouse (and very high energy!).  An advocate for business, she currently serves as Chairperson of the Board of Discover the Palm Beaches, the county’s official tourism marketing corporation.

As one of 11 siblings, Rita has always been led by her zeal to foster leadership, cultivate healthy business cultures, and empower professionals to be the stewards of their own success stories. Established as a virtuoso on matters regarding talent, leadership, and respect in the workplace, Rita is at the top of the helm when it comes to building talent magnets.  Are you ready to forge ahead, create the future and become a talent magnet?  Then you’re ready for Rita.


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