Nyree D. Wright
Nyree Wright serves as the Senior Vice President of Qorvis Communications, LLC. She oversees all consumer accounts and multicultural projects while serving also as a key strategic advisor to clients in crisis.
Ms. Wright served as Senior Account Director of McGinn MS&L. She served at Ogilvy PR Worldwide with responsibilities for Prudential Financial and account management and media relations skills.
Ms. Wright is a trusted advisor and widely recognized Public Relations Executive with strategic counseling/marketing expertise in the consumer, automotive, education, and financial services sectors. She has a distinctive ability to identify business opportunities and lead innovative crisis management initiatives to rebuild, rebrand and stem damage to companies’ reputations. She is highly regarded for mobilizing resources, building collaborative teams and inspiring a high performance culture, and commitment and perseverance to deliver results under pressure.
Prior to joining MSL Washington, DC in 2011, she ascended through the ranks of The McGinn Group/TMG strategies to Vice President. She managed General Motors Communications, directly counseling GM’s executive leadership during the pre- and post-bankruptcy phases including the day-to-day management and operations of “The Arlington Project”. She took on key roles in the agency’s crisis and corporate reputation accounts including Purdue Pharma and Howard University, where she served as a principal lead to Howard’s Office of the President during their Academic Renewal efforts, launched in 2010.
She served at Prudential Financial supporting the communications of the enterprise’s demutualization process from 1997 to 1999 and Ogilvy PR from 1999 to 2001. before joining MSLGROUP in 2001. She began her career at The Rosen Group in New York.
She has been widely recognized for her business achievements, including the 2001 PRSA Big Apple Award in Marketing/Communication for her work launching the first free online tax-filing service for her financial services client, HD Vest. She is also dedicated to a number of organizations, including the National Press Club, co-chair and member of the NPC 5K Fundraising Committee, charter/board member of ColorComm Network and member of Washington Women in Public Relations.
She is also a tireless volunteer and mentor for humanitarian causes including the Humane Society of the United States, Hoop Dreams, and the Girl Scouts of America. She earned the Public Relations Society of America Big Apple Award in marketing communications for her management of a national financial services campaign in 2001.