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Keri Wright

Chief Executive Officer
Universal Asset Management Inc.

Keri Wright is Chairman and CEO of Universal Asset Management. In 2013, Wright acquired UAM from its founder. As CEO, Keri has overseen UAM's growth from 44 employees to over 120 team members globally, while expanding the company's presence worldwide with clientele in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Under Keri's leadership, the company's revenues have increased over 248% with an improvement in retained earnings of nearly 540%. Operationally, Keri transformed UAM's warehouse and aircraft disassembly facility to dramatically improve functionality and capacity to over 5 times while implementing robust infrastructure improvements in every division throughout the company. In 2014, she was lauded with several awards highlighting her unique and highly effective management style. She has been named Aviation Week's 40 Under 40, Memphis Business Journal's Top 40 Under Forty, Memphis Business Quarterly's CEO of The Year, and was also the recipient of Memphis Business Journal's Super Women in Business award. Keri has successfully transformed UAM from a small, local business to a multi-million dollar global enterprise with locations internationally. Keri graduated Summa Cum Laude from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Flight. She also completed her Master of Science degree in International Aviation Operations from Purdue University. An avid aviator, Keri has competed in air races while also sitting on the Air Race Classic Board of Directors. She is a Commercial Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor and her preferred mode of transportation is piloting her own airplane.

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