RITA Board & Executive Director
Mary L. Mohr
Mary L. Mohr is the Executive Director of the Retirement Industry Trust Association. She was the founder of RITA in 1987 when she saw the need for a single voice for the self-directed retirement industry. Mary has a law degree and an MBA from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Gettysburg College where she graduated cum laude. She worked as a Senior Vice President for First Trust/FiServ Trust Company in Denver and was the President of the Institutional Trust Company, a subsidiary of the Invesco/AIM mutual fund complex. Mary also served as the trust company representative on the Colorado State Bank Board for 12 years and also Chaired the Board.
Mary founded the Savings Coalition of America in Washington, DC which was responsible for legislation enabling the creation of the Roth IRA. Mary organizes and teaches at the IRA Institute, RITA’s educational program, which provides instruction and experiential learning for retirement industry employees. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and also serves as an expert witness in litigation cases affecting the industry.