Robert (Bob) Wright founded Wright Ford Young & Co. in 1973 and is currently the firm’s managing director. Besides those duties, he spends most of his client time in the management service area of the practice. He actively consults regarding strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, and planning regarding major transactions. He has served on several of the firm’s client advisory boards and has been involved in client acquisition and divesture activities domestically as well as internationally.
Bob is actively involved in several professional and nonprofit organizations. He has been a member of Vistage, a worldwide chief executive organization (previously known as TEC), since 1983. He has also served on several nonprofit boards including, most recently, as treasurer of The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach. He is currently a board member of Pathway School, a school dedicated to helping children with special learning difficulties, and serves as a director for the Keith and Judy Swayne Family Foundation.
When not counting beans, Bob enjoys hiking, particularly in the Sierras, jogging, and playing golf (poorly). He is the father of four and grandfather of five. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Dana Point.