The Ryan Hodge Team at First Texas Brokerage Salado is excited to announce the addition of Rita Oden to their team. Rita is a top producing Salado Realtor since 1992.
The Team now has over 85 years of combined real estate experience and consists of Ryan Hodge, Larry Wentrcek, Angie Neas and Rita Oden. The team has been specifically designed to provide exceptional service with proven results while maintaining the personal touch.
“Rita Oden has an outstanding reputation for going the extra mile for her clients. She has been an award-winning top producer, not only locally, but internationally.” states Ryan. “The Ryan Hodge Team and First Texas Brokerage are blessed to add Rita’s expertise, reputation and commitment to excellence to our Team.”
Rita is married to Mike Oden of Garlyn Shelton Volkswagen. They have 6 children and 6 grandchildren. Not only has Rita been a leader in the industry, but also a leader in our community. She was elected to the Salado ISD School Board twice, serving six years as Director, Secretary and Vice President. She has been a Director and Secretary for the Salado Chamber of Commerce as well as Director, Secretary and Vice President for the Salado Lions Club. At her church, she has served as Sunday School Teacher, Youth Chairman and Activity Coordinator. Rita is a Public Speaker and Actress for Salado Silver Spur Theater, Tablerock Amphitheatre, Living Room Theater and The Go Game. She is also a Bell County Master Gardener.
Her passion for babies led her to volunteer at Hope Pregnancy Center as an Options Counselor, Client Services Coordinator and Parenting Class Teacher for 7 years. She has also served as a Child Patient Advocate and Baby Rocker at Baylor Scott & White Hospital.
Rita has held many professional leadership positions within the Temple Belton Board of Realtors including Director, Secretary, Grievance Chairman (8 years), Membership Chairman and Public Relations Chairman. She consistently participates in continuing educational opportunities, sales training, and leadership training.”
“I am so excited about this new career opportunity! I feel like I have come “home” and get to work with family!” states Oden.