Mrs. Rita Franklin

Mrs. Rita Franklin
Mrs. Rita Franklin
Executive Director, BK Foundation
rfranklin@bk.org

Executive Director, Bishop Kelly Foundation. She is responsible, along with the Board of Directors, for coordinating the annual Winner’s Choice Dinner and Auction as well as the year-long management of activities related to the endowment, scholarships, estate planning, gifts to the Foundation, and the various committees of the Board.

Rita begin working at the BK Foundation in 2009, following a year in the BK Development Office. She spent many years with Xerox Corporation in various parts of the country before returning to Boise with her husband, Bob. She was involved in his medical practice and was also an active community and school volunteer.

Rita is a life-long resident of Idaho and an alumna of Boise State University. She and her family are parishioners at St. Mary’s Church, where her two daughters, Lauren and Kate, began school before attending and graduating from BK in 2008 and 2010, respectively. Both daughters are about to complete graduate school and college. Rita and Bob enjoy traveling, Boise State football, golf, and enjoying time with friends and family here and abroad.

Rita is a passionate believer in the value of a Catholic education and considers it a privilege to work for the Foundation, furthering its efforts to provide financial support to Bishop Kelly High School.