About Mick Wright

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Mick Wright is a writer, communications professional and community activist from Bartlett, Tennessee.

Mick and his wife, Alison, work for non-profit organizations that serve children. They are members of the Memphis Runners Track Club and Highpoint Church.

Mick’s writing has been featured in the Memphis Flyer, the Bartlett Express, the Mainstreet Journal, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, the Rules for Patriots Podcast and elsewhere.

He blogs occasionally on Medium, and sometimes here.

Mick has helped lead the following organizations:

  • Bartlett Chamber Foundation
  • Youth Leadership Bartlett
  • Bartlett Education Foundation
  • Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board
  • Bartlett Education Advisory Committee
  • Bartlett Sesquicentennial Committee
  • Bartlett First Responders Monument Committee

Mick is a recovering political activist who has served as vice-chair of the Republican Party of Shelby County and President of the Northeast Shelby Republican Club.

In 2011, he formed the Better Bartlett Schools committee and led the referendum election(s) in favor of creating a new school district, Bartlett City Schools.

In 2016, he was appointed a district co-chair for the Ted Cruz for President campaign and was elected to serve as a delegate to the Republican National Convention from Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District. In Cleveland, he joined the effort to prevent the nomination of Donald Trump and remains respectfully opposed to President Trump and the alt-right movement that helped bring him to power.

Mick is the founder of Visible Proof Media, a communications consulting firm.

He would love to hear from you on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.