Mataryun “Mo” Wright, President & CEO
Mo Wright is a highly sought-after community strategist, planner and serial entrepreneur. As president of the RAMA Companies, Mo is responsible for providing executive leadership to each of the RAMA brands including, RAMA Consulting Group, a planning and engagement consulting firm specializing in Stakeholder Communications and Outreach, Organizational Development and Planning, and Diversity and Inclusion; Milan Development, a real estate holding company and business incubator and; 617 Enterprises Hospitality.
As a leading engagement professional, Mo and his team are regularly leveraged to lead large scale, high stakes public participation, research and planning initiatives for public and private organizations throughout the region. Using RAMA’s ECO-Engagement model, Mo is especially adept at involving stakeholders in meaningful, solutions-based research and feedback processes. His keen ability to deploy the right tools and strategies in the right situations has earned him the title of “master facilitator”.
He is rated a “master trainer” and is experienced in both instructional design and delivery. Mo is consistently regarded as an excellent facilitator and is often cited for his interactive, humorous approach to training and planning. Mo has also facilitated sessions and focus groups for an extensive list of public sector and non-profit clients some of which are in a unionized environment such as state government and education leaders.
Mo is also deeply involved in the community and has served on several community boards and committees including: Columbus Metropolitan Club (past Chair/Life Member), United Way of Central Ohio (former Planning and Investment Chair), Winston-Salem State University Foundation, Huntington Bank Business Advisory Committee and the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks Commission (Vice-Chair). He is a recipient of the Business First’s “40 under 40” award in 2006 and Power 100 in 2021. Mo also currently serves as Co-Executive Director of the African American Leadership Academy designed to increase the skills and efficacy of fellows selected each year.