Chief Executive Officer
David Wright is the Chief Executive Officer of Markwood Enterprises. Wright joined Markwood in 2012 and was elevated to the role of CEO in 2016. Prior to joining the Markwood team, Wright spent more than a decade directing growth for multiple private investment groups, developing high-end commercial and residential properties from the ground up throughout Los Angeles and Northern California. He has previously served in a number of property and project management capacities, where he was responsible for streamlining accounting practices, improving investor relations, and substantially increasing productivity. Over the course of his career, Wright also developed and launched a successful technology start-up providing back-end services, e-commerce, database, video streaming and internet hosting capabilities.
He spearheaded the founding of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, Arizona and previously served on the organization’s board of directors, first as secretary-treasurer and then as president. He is a current member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Central City Association of Los Angeles.
Wright studied computer science and systems engineering from the University of Arizona and began his career developing control systems for ground- and satellite- based telescopes as a member of the university’s Astronomy Department.