Joseph R. Wright, Jr.
Joseph Wright, Jr. currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Tempus Applied Solutions and Senior Advisor to Chart Capital Partners, The Chart Group and The Comvest Group. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee of the ClearSky Fund of NextEra and is on the Boards of the Cowen Group Inc., Adayana, Priority Holdings, EBIX and several government related entities. In the 1980s, he served under President Ronald Reagan as Director and Deputy Director of the Federal Office of Management and Budget, was a member of the President’s Cabinet and was Deputy Secretary of Commerce. He received the Distinguished Citizens Award from President Reagan and was appointed to the President’s Export Council by President George H.W. Bush as Chairman of the Export Control Sub-Committee; then to the President’s Commission on the U.S. Postal Service Reform and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) by President George W. Bush. He currently serves on President Obama's and Secretary Carter’s Defense Business Board.