Helping our clients reach their goals depends upon having the right people. People with knowledge, experience, dedication and integrity is critical to the success of our clients and to our success as a company.
Retail Sales Executive Team
Gary Wright started the company in 1981. He has published retail industry studies with Dun and Bradstreet Information Services and Coopers & Lybrand and an annual report entitled Retail Trends. Gary Wright has been a featured speaker at such industry conferences as the National Retail Federation, Retail Marketing Society of New York, National Home Furnishings Association, Texas Retailers Association, International Collectible Exposition, Retail Jewelers Organization and Gift Creations concepts. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Business Week and has a number of published articles.
He has been a member of the National Retail Federation, the American Advertising Federation, the national Direct Marketing Association, and the Better Business Bureau.
Before the consulting and marketing businesses, he founded and was president of a retail sporting goods company, Action Sports of Denver, Inc. Previously he was a captain and commander of an infantry company in the United States Army and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Roger Morales began his retail career in 1973 with the Kmart Corporation. He was Store Manager for several high volume stores and an instructor in the management training program.
Roger began doing work for clients of G.A. Wright, Inc. as an Independent Retail Consultant in May of 1985. He worked as a Consultant for 10 years and represented the company as a Senior Consultant for 9 years. He has worked with many retailers in the U.S., Puerto Rico and in Canada.
He joined the Corporate Office in 2004 and is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.
The following are Senior Retail Management Consultants who represent the services of G.A. Wright Sales, Inc. through their own independent corporations.
Wayne was Merchandise Coordinator for the Department Store Division of a major retail chain operation. Later, he became President/CEO of a Department/Specialty group of stores. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Management.
Don spent 18 years with J.C. Penny Co. He was a General Merchandise Manager, Operations-Personnel Manager, and General Operations-Merchandise Manager. He attended Indiana University.
Cheryl has over 25 years of experience in business and marketing. She has founded and been president of two retail companies in the ready-to-wear and home furnishings industry. She has also been a management consultant to the retail industry specializing in retail sales promotions.
Stewart spent over a decade managing merchandising, operations and then as a General Manager of Home Depot stores. As a District Manager for Quaker State Minit Lube, he was responsible for operations in Illinois, Michigan, and Kansas. For over five years, Stewart was the operations manager of an eleven store specialty retail chain operating in the Southeastern United States. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.
Kim has over 30 years of retail experience. He’s held various management jobs from District Manager for 15 stores and 15 million in volume to store manager, and positions in operations, merchandising and training. His experience includes a variety of merchandise and store types in general merchandise, apparel, shoes, gifts, home furnishings, hardware, and pharmacies. Kim attended California State University, Los Angeles.