A rare combination of strategic and analytical thinking with a love for disruptive innovation, ideals and people is who Kevin authentically is. A seasoned executive with National & International broad-based leadership experience of ~20 years, he’s Managing Partner of Aeriis Inc., a strategic management consulting firm and holding company.
Kevin spends the bulk of his time working with organizations that want to more deeply connect with and engage their employees and customers, reducing the high costs of developing, retaining and igniting top talent and customers. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the Hamline University, Graduate School of Business. A former corporate Vice President for the fifth largest bank in the United States, U.S. Bank, Kevin held national responsibility for strategy, segmentation, product development and product management for The Private Client Group (mass affluent), Multicultural and Underbanked businesses. He also led U.S. Bank’s entry into franchise financing. Prior to U.S. Bank Kevin led the Six Sigma Division at Target Financial Services and has enjoyed leadership roles at Bank of America and other firms. He was selected as one of the Top 40 Inspirers in America by Inspire Magazine,” a publication designed to enhance the lives of leaders. Kevin sits on the Infinity Systems Board, Sunrise Banks Advisory Board and University of Minnesota, Office of Technology Commercialization, Business Advisory Group.
Mr. Wright has been a speaker or panelist at The Harvard Business School, ALCOA and Medtronic to name a few. He has published a number of articles on employee engagement, development and leadership and has been interviewed by and/or quoted in The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Franchise Times and more.
He holds an MBA from The Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Business Administration from Delaware State University. A lover of education and people, he’s also completed post-graduate studies in Counseling.