About Me

Serving Educational Institutions & Programs Since 1990

Wright Consulting, with headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, was founded in 1990 to serve educational institutions and programs from K-16.


Founder and Principal Ellen Wright brings years of experience and a proven track record as a successful fundraiser. Her success in development is matched by years of experience in education administration and leadership, giving her unique understanding and expertise to help you develop the financial and human resources necessary to successfully fund your programs.

A committed leader and speaker on expanding outreach and access to higher education, she has served as Chair of the California Commission for the Establishment of Academic Standards, Vice Chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, a Member of the California Education Round Table on Expanding information Dissemination and Outreach, Member of the Teacher Credentialing Commission, currently serving on several non-profit boards, and has numerous publications and presentations. Ellen is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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While the task was daunting and unrewarding at times, millions of children will benefit because of your steadfast stewardship of our important work. Few could have navigated us through such treacherous waters with the skill and success we celebrate today.
Delaine EastinCalifornia Academic Standards Commission,
including former State Superintendent of Education