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Vought Defense Systems adds Jay Wright to the board

Staff writer | Dunedin, Fl., USA | April 6, 2010
Vought Defense SystemsApril 6, 2010, Dunedin, Fl., USA - Vought Defense Systems announced that Jay Wright has joined the company's board of directors.
Mr. Wright brings significant experience in the government contractor space to Vought Defense Systems. In 2002-03, he was chief financial officer of TAMSCO, a $115 million revenue government contractor, which he helped sell to Engineered Support Systems of St. Louis.

Mr. Wright was a founding shareholder of Chesapeake Government Technology, a government contractor which merged with Widepoint Corporation, an American Stock Exchange listed public company, in 2004. He is currently chairman of Microlog Corporation, a provider of software solutions to U.S. military medical hospitals and state governments.

Mr. Wright also serves as chairman of Kingdom Development Company, a company in the K-12 online school industry, a board member of government contractor Clear Government Solutions and as chairman and chief executive of Mobilepro Corp., a telecommunications provider.

Mr. Wright started his career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney at Foley & Lardner in Chicago and Skadden, Arps in New York and then worked as an investment banker for Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Wright graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, summa cum laude, and earned his law degree from the University of Chicago where he was awarded an Olin Foundation Scholarship in Law and Economics.