A leading thinker in human development, Dr. Bob Wright is CEO and co-founder of the Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping people bring out their best and energize their lives. He is also co-founder and Professor of Transformational Leadership at the Wright Graduate University. An internationally recognized visionary, educator, program developer, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and consultant, Crain’s Chicago Business recognized him as a top executive coach. He has coached CEOs across the country from leading name public companies to entrepreneurial startups.
Dr. Wright’s revolutionary Integrative Model of Human Growth and Development provides a much needed practical application of theory into everyday life, helping hundreds of thousands of individuals to understand themselves, strategize, and take action to reach their potential. Called “the most powerful comprehensive model of its kind,” this model forms the core curriculum at the Wright Foundation. His revolutionary personal and professional training and development methodology leads not only to significant professional success, but also to fulfillment in all life areas.
Dr. Wright has demonstrated success in a wide variety of areas. He is an outstanding radio and television personality, delivering what author Andrew Harvey calls his “hard light.” He co-authored the award-winning books, Transformed! The Science of Spectacular Living, and The Heart of the Fight. His books on purpose in business and people skills have been translated into multiple languages and sold over 200,000 copies around the world. His nationally acclaimed employee assistance and managed mental health firm, Human Effectiveness, Inc., was rated top in the nation by Mercer Meidinger Medical Audit as well as Arthur Andersen.
Dr. Wright co-founded the Men’s Guild, facilitating male development with a powerful new model of manhood. He also founded established Be Heard, an organization to promote environmentally conscious political action. Dr. Wright is also sought-after in the area of transformational leadership having founded the Transformational Leadership Symposium, convening experts from around the nation to recognize cutting edge transformational leaders including Brad Anderson, former CEO of Best Buy, as well as the 2011 award recipient, Dr. Muhammad Yunus.
Dr. Wright has completed a BA in Sociology, a MA in Communications, MSW in Clinical Social Work, and a Doctorate in Education, Leadership, and Change.