With more than 25 years as a marketing professional and a lifetime as a sports fan, Rita Mort is Co-Founder of A-Game Sports Marketing, along with her business partner, Larry Centers. Throughout her career, Rita has been instrumental in helping numerous companies– from start-ups to global powerhouses – "Bring Their A-Game” in all they do.
In addition to marketing experience, Rita has an impressive public relations and corporate responsibility (CR) background. Her relationships with executives and major corporations, media outlets and nonprofit organizations (including those led by current and former pro athletes) are helping A-Game Sports Marketing grow at an impressive rate.
Prior to co-founding A-Game sports marketing, Rita served as Americas Director of Community Engagement for Ernst & Young, a global accounting firm with $25 billion in annual revenue. There she directed regional charitable giving and volunteerism for North and South America, as well as Israel, in the company’s three focus areas: education, entrepreneurship and the environment.
Rita received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication from the University of St. Thomas. She organized her first community fundraiser at the age of six and has been helping individuals and corporations give back ever since.
Currently, Rita donates her time to organizations such as the Andre Reed Foundation, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, the Jerry Colangelo Celebrity Weekend (benefiting Prostate On Call Project) and Larry & Rita’s own nonprofit organization, ‘Game Changers Worldwide.” Rita lives in Double Oak, Texas, and has one son. She is originally from a small town in Western Pennsylvania, and considers that “home".