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Jerry Wright is a licensed consultant with the Standards for Excellence Institute, the nation’s leading resource in nonprofit best practices. He is an advocate for the passionate and purposeful nonprofit organizations throughout the state that seek to combine solid management and strategic initiatives with the mission and impact they build in their communities.
His expertise in operational and business planning provide direct support for nonprofit communities. His recent classes Managing through Budget Crisis, and Business Development Strategies, make him one of the most sought after consultants in the industry. Prior to coming to the Center, Jerry was the CEO of four different and diverse companies that managed hundreds of employees from diverse backgrounds. Much of his career was spent in turn-around consulting engagements to create necessary organizational change while improving efficiencies for maximum return on investment with limited resources. He has worked in industries of retail, travel and transportation, publishing, advertising, distribution, and nonprofits. He has successfully founded and led nonprofit public charities and served on boards of directors for nonprofit organizations as an adviser and contributor.
Jerry, a native of Oklahoma, believes that when passion and purpose collide with clear business strategies, a non-stoppable mission can be accomplished.
As a scholarship athlete and team captain, Jerry received his degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University. Jerry is a sought after speaker and author. Jerry is still married to his high school sweetheart and enjoys time with his six grandchildren watching them play a variety of sports.