Rita Ownbey

Rita is originally from Colorado, but now has lived in Kansas for 30 years. Rita comes to Sterling College from Associated Colleges of Central Kansas, McPherson, KS where she was a specialist in use of the financial, student billing, payroll modules in CX. Rita is married to her husband of 39 years, Bill.

Bill, is a real estate property/maintenance manager for approximately 80 houses/apartments in the Hutchinson and surrounding community. He also serves as Senior Lay Pastor at the Saltcity Cowboy Church in South Hutchinson. 

Together they have two grown children, Tara and Kean.  Tara is a graduate from Friends University with a Graphic Design degree.  She and her husband Mark, along their two children Trinity and Ty , live in West Lafayette, IN. Kean is a graduate from Phoenix University with a business degree. He, his wife Rylee along their four children, Oliver. Harper, Addie  and Corrigan live in Kenny Lake, AK.

Rita absolutely loves spending time with her grandchildren. Loves to garden and RV camp with her husband.


Phone: 620-278-4306