Board of Trustees: Rita Baron

Springfield, Missouri
Drury Class of 1999
Year of Election as Trustee: 2007

After working for a large 362-member architectural firm, Ms. Rita Baron wanted to express her own style and created her own firm. Her architectural firm, Baron Design and Associates LLC, is known to have made its mark on Missouri's landscape with a diverse array of structures that include medical, financial and government institutions; affordable housing, corporate and university facilities; as well as restaurant and hospitality establishments.

Ms. Baron spread her talents to become a property developer and franchisee of Einstein Brothers' Bagels in Springfield, Missouri and downtown Chicago.