JANE E.S. WRIGHT

Determined, driven, and compassionate, Jane E.S. Wright has been essential to the growth of several businesses over the years. She is presently the owner of Pinnacle International Events Ltd., where she is responsible for developing, producing, and delivering projects from proposal to delivery. Her responsibilities also include developing and monitoring timelines, budgets, and client relationships, and managing operational and administrative functions to ensure projects were completed efficiently, as well as providing leadership and support to her teams and conducting onsite inspections and project management events.

Mrs. Wright’s other current endeavors are assistant manager of Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda through the Bermuda Hospitals Board, where she oversees the Candy Stripers, and director of RBYAC Team Bermuda. Previously, she served as an administrative assistant of Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda and as an employee of Applebee, Sperling and Kemp. The latter role incorporated litigation, trademarks, contracts and legal research.

Drawing on her passion for education, Mrs. Wright spent a lot of her free time volunteering in various capacities with the Montessori School Board. She started out as the secretary, and continued on to hold the position of chair. She was instrumental in taking a school located in a small house and expanding it into a middle school to incorporate more students, and in funding and building a playground for the children. Some additional career highlights were expanding the Correia Construction Company Limited into Honduras and Saint Kitts and being awarded a contract to design, build, and tender a cruise ship deck in Coxen Hole, Honduras, in 2010. She was also proud to be the first female commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, and to play a key part in rebuilding the track for the Bermuda Motocross Association and in developing the program, Back to Work. On the artistic side of the spectrum, Mrs. Wright supported the missions of the Bermuda Musical & Drama Society and the Bermuda Civic Ballet, and was the volunteer coordinator of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. Other civic endeavors included HR resource chairperson for the CedarBridge Academy board of governors, event manager of the Sailing King Edward VII Gold Cup, member of the ISAF Match Race Committee, vice chairperson of the IYRU Youth World Sailing Championship, and co-chairperson of the North American Optimist Championships in Bermuda.

In recognition of her success, Mrs. Wright was awarded a Certificate of Grateful Appreciation for Leadership and Commitment in Bringing Freedom Schooner Amistad to Bermuda from Amistad America, Inc., in 2005, a Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Bermuda Hospitals in 1983, and a government appointment from the Consumer Affairs Board. She attributes her achievements to her mentor, Diana Kempe, and to her husband and business partner, Dennis. Further, she completed coursework in business studies at Pitman Training London between 1980 and 1982.

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