Dr. Michele Wise-Wright


Dr. Michele Wise-Wright

Executive Board Member

Dr. Michele Wise-Wright is an award-winning electrical engineer and pharmaceutical sales specialist. Dr. Michele Wise-Wright has a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, a M.S. in Engineering Management/Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee Space Institute, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tuskegee University.

Wise-Wright is a top-level corporate and award-winning professional with 20+ years of notable experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

She has worked for various Fortune 500 companies such as Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Pillsbury, and Martin Marietta. 

Most recently, she served as territory sales manager for Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Little Rock, AR.  Prior to that, she spent seven years as a senior clinical specialist at Genentech, a biotechnology company also in Little Rock, AR.

She is currently the CEO of the Ozark Regional Branch of the American Red Cross. Wise-Wright oversees the Red Cross blood services to 52 hospitals in Arkansas, southwestern Missouri, and the greater Memphis area.

Dr. Michele Wise-Wright is the author of a book entitled Dear Success Seeker: Wisdom from Outstanding Women Achievers.

Wise-Wright is a motivational speaker who has spoken at several universities, events, dedications, and award ceremonies.

Dr. Michele R. Wise-Wright is currently an Executive Board Member of WISE Scholars Foundation.