Mrs. Amanda Wright is the Executive Director of Greater Gift. Since its inception in 2010, Amanda has used both her experience in the clinical research ecosystem and her passion for patient-centered trials to advocate for Greater Gift. Through her vast knowledge of the industry, Amanda generates innovative program development and expansion of the organization.
Amanda’s career in clinical research spans over 20 years, highlighted by leadership roles and healthy partnerships within her former company, PMG Research, where she most recently served as the Senior Director of Client Services and Patient Engagement. These relationships continue to prove mutually beneficial for Greater Gift and its industry partners.
Amanda serves on numerous boards and committees throughout the clinical research enterprise and the Winston-Salem community. Most of these organizations focus on addressing patient needs, whether through clinical trials or community services and initiatives to advance health and well-being. Current clinical research related board and committee engagements include roles with Avoca Quality Consortium as part of the Site Advisory Board, Steering Committee member of Pharmatimes’ Clinical Researcher of the Year, and Steering Committee member of PopUp Star. Locally, she serves on the Board of The Hospice Foundation, the Parent Teacher Association of The Downtown School and the Healthcare Committee for Leadership Winston-Salem.
Amanda is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. She enjoys traveling with her family and watching her two boys play sports.