Peter Wright, President of Wright Benefit Strategies (established in 2001), has over 29 years of experience in the employee benefit industry, and over 30 years’ experience working in diverse occupations.
Wright Benefit Strategies was established to deliver objective and focused consulting services to employers and individuals. Prior to establishing Wright Benefit Strategies, Inc, Peter worked for a major insurance broker and service firm serving private and non-profit employers. He most recently was a Vice President in the Midwest Region responsible for merger and acquisitions, and previously established the Chicago office of the firm focusing on employee benefits. Peter’s first employment in the insurance field after college was with a major insurance carrier in Hartford, Connecticut and Chicago.
Peter received a Bachelor of Science Degree, with Honors, from the College of Commerce at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois. After completing studies at University of Illinois, specializing in investments insurance and banking, he entered the employee benefits field. He completed the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation through the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He maintains Fellowship status as a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist. He is a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
Peter is licensed for all forms of insurance. In addition, he is licensed for all forms of securities.