Michael Wright is a life-long resident of Franklin Parish having been raised on a dairy farm in northern portion of the parish.
Mr. Wright is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. He was the Vice-President/Branch Manager of the Winnsboro office of the Louisiana Land Bank where he is now retired after 34 years of employement.
Mr. Wright was appointed to the Board of Commissioners for Franklin Medical Center in January 2007 and is currently the Vice-Chairman.
He is an active member of the United Pentecostal Church where he serves as Sunday School Superintendent and Trustee. He is co-chair of the Academic Achievement Banquet that gives scholarships to Franklin parish seniors for the advancement of their education.
He has been married to the former Debra Johnson for 33 years and has two sons, Landon and Jonathan, who are also graduates of Louisiana Tech.