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temporary services executive

Barry Benjamin Wright, American temporary services executive. Recipient Washingtonian of Year award Washington Magazine and Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1983, Pres's. medal Catholic University of America, 1984, Distinguished Alumni award Gettysgurg College, 1985; named Man of Year, Washington Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1959.

Background

Wright, Barry Benjamin was born on October 20, 1933 in Greenburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Millard A. and Katherind (Baer) Wright.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College, 1955. President Temporaries, Inc., Washington, 1969-1985, chairman, chief executive officer, since 1985. Member Metropolitan Washington Board Trade, since 1969.

Director Mercantile National Bank, Washington, since 1986.

Career

President Temporaries, Inc., Washington, 1969—1975, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, from 1985. Member Metropolitan Washington Board Trade, from 1969. Director Mercantile National Bank, Washington, from 1986.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications Founder, chairman Food for All Seasons Foundation, Washington, since 1974, District of Columbia Youth Chorale Associates, since 1980. Vice president Cultural Alliance Greater Washington, since 1978. Board directors Junior Achievement Greater Washington, since 1981.

Membership

Founder, chairman Food All Seasons Foundation, Washington, from 1974, District of Columbia Youth Chorale Associates, from 1980. Vice president Cultural Alliance Greater Washington, from 1978. Board directors Junior Achievement Greater Washington, from 1981.

Member of Jupiter Hills Golf Club (Florida), International Club, Columbia Country Club, Kiwanis Lodge.

Connections

Married Melinda Stott, April 20, 1985. Children– Barry, Douglas.

father:
Millard A. Wright

mother:
Katherind (Baer) Wright

spouse:
Melinda Stott

children:
Barry Wright

Douglas Wright