A StepBeyond

Executive Director

James Wright , Executive Director

James Wright has more than a decade of resource development, marketing, and senior leadership experience with local and national nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining ASB, Wright served as CEO for the Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF), a nonprofit that serves all 42 school districts in San Diego County and prepares students to be college and career ready.

Prior to CFF, Wright was the Director of Development and Marketing for Feeding San Diego, one of the leading hunger-relief organizations in the County. Wright also served at the Federation of American Scientists, a national science policy think tank in Washington D.C.

Wright holds a bachelor of arts degree from George Washington University and a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership and management from the University of San Diego. Wright lives in Vista, California, where he enjoys spending time with his wife, Samantha, and sons, Fox and Indiana.