MENLO PARK, Calif., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has elected David Hoyt and Laura Wright to join its Board of Directors. The two new members bring a wealth of experience in corporate management and governance to SRI's Board.
"David Hoyt and Laura Wright are both accomplished leaders with broad expertise in financial planning, investment strategy and management," said Mariann Byerwalter, Chairman, SRI Board of Directors. "Their insights and counsel will be valuable to SRI's leadership team as we continue to advance solutions that have a positive and long term impact on the world."
Employed with Wells Fargo & Company for over 32 years, David Hoyt retired in 2014 as a senior executive vice president and head of the Wholesale Banking Group. In this role, he oversaw Asset Management, Capital Markets, Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate Banking, Insurance, International, Investment Banking, Specialized Lending, Servicing and Trust, as well as Wells Fargo Capital Finance.
Hoyt also currently serves on the boards of the Montana State University Alumni Foundation and Eagle Hill School. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Laura Wright is the sole member of GSB Advisory, L.L.C., which provides strategic and financial consulting for non-profit and growth companies. Previously, she worked at Southwest Airlines Co. for 25 years, where she served as senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2004-2012. During her career at Southwest, she held various other positions including treasurer, assistant treasurer and director of Corporate Finance. Prior to Southwest, she was a manager with Arthur Young and Company in Dallas.
Wright currently serves on the boards of directors of CMS Energy and its subsidiary, Consumers Energy; TE Connectivity Ltd.; Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and Daseke, Inc. Wright is also a Board of Regent member for the University of North Texas System. Wright holds a B.S.A. and M.S.A. from the University of North Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
About SRI International
SRI International is a non-profit research institution that creates world-changing solutions making people safer, healthier, and more productive. SRI, headquartered in Menlo Park, California, works primarily in advanced technology and systems, biosciences, computing, and education. SRI brings its innovations to the marketplace through technology licensing, spin-off ventures and new product solutions.
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