Senior Vice President, FSB Public Affairs, Austin
Ash Wright, is a nationally recognized political strategist. His long and successful career has led him to serve as the chief strategist for campaigns in fifteen states, and Puerto Rico. Wright is also a frequent contributor on the Fox News Chanel, Fox Business Network, and MSNBC. Wright gained national notoriety in 2016 by playing a significant role in winning re-election for Senator Pat Toomey and running the grassroots effort for the Republican National Committee/President Trump’s campaign in Pennsylvania.
In 2017, Wright was nominated for four Reed Awards for Campaign & Elections, winning Best Paid Grassroots Program for his efforts in winning Pennsylvania for Republicans. During the 2018 elections, he managed campaigns in eight states, including six highly contested congressional campaigns. In addition, Wright was named to the 2019 40 under 40 class by the National Association of Political Consultants.
In addition, Wright serves as the Senior Political Advisor to George P. Bush (son of Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of President George W. Bush and Grandson of President George H.W. Bush). He has led Bush’s campaign since 2014, including the recent 2018 re-election campaign for Texas Land Commissioner.
Wright has been instrumental in growing the Republican Party’s diverse slate of candidates, including the historical campaign to Elect Susana Martinez as the first Hispanic female Governor in our nation’s history.
- Class of 2019 American Association of Political Consultants ‘Top 40 under 40’
- Reed Awards: Best Use of Paid Field Program (2016 cycle)
- Reed Awards: Best Grassroots Project (2018 cycle)
- Nominated for Reed Awards: Best Use of Paid Field Program (2018 cycle)
Senior Political Advisor, Commissioner George P. Bush
Deputy Director of Government Relations, Texas General Land Office
Political Director, Republican Party of Texas
Victory Director, New Mexico Republican Party
Managing Director, Grassroots Program for Senator Pat Toomie
Texas Director, Jeb Bush for President
Executive Director, Texas Republican County Chairman’s Association
Master of Arts, Management and Leadership, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Science, Political Science and Church Ministry, Hardin-Simmons University