Maria Wright
Maria Wright


Home country: Ecuador

Fox International MBA Graduate

Current postion: Owner, The Wright Agency (Insurance Agency)

Work history: Sara Lee—Trade Marketing team, Planalytics (a business weather intelligence company)—Client Services team.

Career highlight: Being interviewed on national TV about my expertise about weather’s effects on business.

Work challenges: Improving our industry management systems and technology so we can scale our company and be more competitive while maintaining the personal touch that differentiates us.

Fondest Temple memory: Networking, socializing and unwinding  with my cohort on Thursday nights.

Student organizations that I participated in: Community Development Chair, MBA Student Association—in charge of the annual fundraiser

What I learned at Temple: The importance of teamwork, being able to collaborate with others, which has been valuable throughout my career.

Important skill for my current position: My entrepreneurial skills are on display every day—creating new processes and building our family business.