Ann Banning-Wright

CEO, Bright Operations LLC

Ann Banning-Wright


Ann is a visionary leader, skilled in operational strategy. In 2010, Ann launched Bright Operations LLC, and consults with A/E/C companies to transform teams into thought and performance leaders. Ann's clients include HGA Architects and Engineers, Clark Construction, AECOM, Arup, Pankow Construction, Rockefeller Partners Architects, DPR Construction, GLUMAC and Structural Focus.

The previous 4 years, Ann was Managing Director of the Western Region for Syska Hennessy Group a large consulting engineering firm and served as Chief Strategy Officer for many years. Ann led the development and operations of a prototype data center division that became the most profitable group in the company.

From 2008 thru 2010 Ann served on the USC Architectural Guild Board and is a current Board Member of ACE Mentor LA and the Southern California Development Forum (SCDF). Ann is a past recipient of the SMPS Leonardo Award for marketing excellence.