Derek Wright serves as Magnolia River’s Vice President of Inspection. In his role, he provides strategic vision to the continuous growth of the business, development of relationships with natural gas distribution companies to provide third party inspection services, and support of client relations with our second-mile service. He has proficient experience in business management, project planning, project management, and natural gas pipeline replacement construction.
Mr. Wright began his career in retail management before launching his natural gas career in 2006. He initially worked for Miller Pipeline where he excelled in many roles. He joined Magnolia River in 2012 and worked in nearly every inspection position while rising to his current responsibilities, and developed a keen and holistic understanding of natural gas inspection and all it entails. Mr. Wright plays a primary role in managing all aspects of Magnolia River’s Inspection Division to ensure a quality and consistent product.
Mr. Wright holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Faulkner University.
Magnolia River embraces 10 Core Values. Mr. Wright’s choice core value is Unity. With over 150 inspectors spread across more than 10 states, the Inspection Division works diligently as a team to deliver consistent and reliable inspection services. This team aspect resonates out to the contractors and utility they support, so by working together, they ensure the natural gas flows safely and reliably.