William H. Wright II
Mr. Wright served as a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley until his retirement in 2010, having joined the firm in 1982. During time at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Wright served as head of the Corporate Finance Execution group, where he was responsible for leading and coordinating teams in the execution of complex equity offerings for multinational corporations, and as Worldwide Director of the firm’s Financial Analyst Program for two years. In May 2013, Mr. Wright was elected an independent director of Zweig Fund and Zweig Total Return Fund, where he served as chairman of the audit committees and the designated financial expert. With the restructuring of these funds in 2016, he became an advisory director to Virtus Closed End Funds. He is a founding partner of the Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty, and a founding trustee of Donors Choose, which uses the internet to connect public school teachers to donors who fund specific project proposals for materials or experiences their students need to learn. He also serves as a trustee of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.