Our Team

Bruce Ritberger is the co-founder and CFO for the Institute. He had twenty-years of experience in financial management and administration with IBM and was the financial manager for a major advertising agency. The experience gained during his corporate career has served as the cornerstone of the development of The Ritberger Institute for Esoteric Studies. Bruce oversees the business and financial activities of the Institute and its parent company, Ritberger Media Group. His wisdom and expertise provide invaluable support to the Institute’s training team.
Naomi Aoyagi, Ph.D., also has a B.S. in Business Administration and over 20 years in the public sector managing financial and administrative operations. She is the owner of Botanical Creations, which creates unique soap products infused with essential oils as a healing therapy to “soothe the senses.” Her healing skills include Therapeutic Touch, Cranial Sacral Therapy, and Reiki. Naomi is a masterful dream interpreter and teaches how to get in touch with core emotional issues through dream interpretation. She currently serves as Publisher and Senior Editor for Ritberger Press.
Beauje, In charge of smiles, giggles and face-licking is Beauje, who serves as Morale Officer for the entire staff.  From her Havanese lineage she is both a show-up (at feeding time) and a show-off (the remainder of the time.)  Decidedly, she is a significant asset to the business!