New hire at TFP
TFP Nutrition announced today that its Board of Directors has named Ben Wright as the company’s President and a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 21, 2020. Wright, who most recently held the position of Vice President of Private Label Sales, will assume the role from his father, Bud Wright, who will remain as Chairman of the Board & CEO.
Bud remarked, “It is with great pride that I pass the baton to Ben. He has done an outstanding job landing the largest accounts in the company’s history and for the last several years has become involved in all facets of the business. He has great instincts and a tremendous work ethic. TFP will be well served by his leadership. My father and grandfather would be thrilled to know a 4th generation Wright is running our family business.”
“I am extremely excited and thankful to serve in this role,” Ben Wright said. “Having the opportunity to lead a company that my family built is such an honor. As the fourth generation to serve TFP, I am very proud of what has been accomplished in the past 90 years, and I look forward to all that is to come in the future.”
About Ben Wright
Ben Wright, along with his brother Steele, started working at TFP loading feed at the local Lone Star Farm & Home Center while in high school. Ben graduated from Baylor University in 2009. In September of 2010, Ben moved to Nacogdoches to join the family business as a sales associate calling on several private label accounts. At home, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife Jordan, three kids (Jackson, Blakely, Beau), and his boxer Jake.