Lori Wright has been in the clinical research field for over 28 years and is involved in every aspect of the organizations activities. She is responsible for the overall management of the company and continues to manage several of the group’s key accounts. Over the past 14 years, she has developed strong collaborative relationships with very high level professionals within the industry including pharmaceutical sponsors, CROs and biotechnology organizations. Lori is in close contact with the group’s advisory board as well as a cadre of other consultants who frequently assist one another in an effort to provide outstanding service to the industry. Working closely with her own employees and outside consultants, she has become a significant influence in the field of neuroscience research.
Lori began her career as Marketing Manager, Director of Personnel, and Director of Business Development with Oxford Research International Corp., one of the first full-service CROs in the industry.
After ten years with a CRO, Lori became Director of Research and Finance at Fieve Clinical Services, Inc. and simultaneously managed The Foundation for Depression and Manic Depression in New York City. Under the direction of Dr. Ronald Fieve, Lori managed a staff consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical research coordinators and patient recruiters, participating in over 20 clinical trials.
In 1996, Lori joined Valence Research, an SMO owned by ARC Ventures, a for-profit arm of Rush Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago. As Vice President of Business and Network Development, Lori spearheaded the formation of investigator networks in psychiatry, infectious diseases, cardiology and women’s health.
Lori holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology from Montclair State University.