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Encyclopedia > Deborah Wright

Deborah C. Wright is President and CEO of Carver Bankcorp, the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank. This is the U.S.'s largest publicly traded African-American operated bank, with locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. Wright was named to this position in 1999 and was honored as "Community Banker of the Year" in 2003 by The American Banker, the financial industry's daily newspaper. She is also a member of the board of directors of Time Warner and Kraft Foods. President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York, New York Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, American-African) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... A bank is an institution that provides financial service, particularly taking deposits and extending credit. ... The process by which Larkin is owned, typically followed by gloating For other uses, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Queens Borough in New York City, in yellow Queens is the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in area. ... It has been suggested that Board of Trustees be merged into this article or section. ... Time Warner Inc. ... Kraft Foods Inc. ...

Wright was President and CEO of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone from 1996 to 1999. From 1994 to 1996 she pursued a policy of returning New York City residential properties to local control as Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Previously, Wright was a member of the New York City Housing Authority Board, appointed by mayor David Dinkins. She began her career at First Boston's Corporate Finance Group. Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... David Dinkins David Dinkins David Norman Dinkins (born July 10, 1927) was the Mayor of New York City from 1990 through 1993, the first (and to date only) African American to hold that office. ... Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) is a New York City based investment banking and financial services firm. ...

Beyond her business career Wright is a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She is also active in American Baptist Churches' missionary activites. Wright earned her bachelor's, MBA and law degrees from Harvard. The Harvard Board of Overseers (more formally The Honorable and Reverend The Board of Overseers) is the second of Harvard Universitys two governing boards. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York is a treatment and research institution founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital. ... The American Baptist Churches in the USA (ABCUSA) is a group of Baptist churches within the United States; headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. ... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Law School. ...

External links

  • Article on Deborah Wright's appointment at Carver Bankcorp
  • Kraft Foods biography of Deborah Wright
  • Time Warner biography of Deborah Wright (with photograph)
  • Personal reminiscence by Deborah Wright about leaving First Boston



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