Former TRSA Chair Joins AmeriPride Board

Posted June 22, 2017 at 4:53 pm

AmeriPride Services Inc., Minnetonka, MN, recently announced that Jeff Wright was elected to the company’s Board of Directors at its June 14 quarterly meeting. Additionally, Wright was appointed to the board’s Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and Compensation Committee, according to a news release.

“I’m very pleased to announce this new appointment and I’m looking forward to working with Jeff as we continue to grow and thrive as a company,” said Bill Evans, president and CEO at AmeriPride. “His industry knowledge, experience and expertise will be a great asset to us as a company and a leadership team.”

Wright served for more than 15 years as EVP, CFO and board member for G&K Services Inc., and he is a former chair of the TRSA board. He also is a former board member and chair of the Audit Committee for the Greater Twin Cities United Way.

Wright currently serves as a board member for E.A. Sween Co. (Deli Express), Lubrication Technologies Inc. and Hawkins Inc. He previously served as treasurer for BMC Industries, VP & treasurer for Employee Benefit Plans Inc. and audit manager for Arthur Andersen & Co.

Wright holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas. He will replace a retiring independent director on the board effective immediately.