James Wright is the Senior Manager of Operations of Lycoming Engines. James has over 20 years of operational experience, including machining, assembly, test, repair and overhaul, aircraft assembly, and flight testing. He most recently served as Value Stream Manager at the Bell Ozark facility. James is a Textron Six-Sigma Green Belt and is currently working on his B.A.A.S in Aeronautics at Embry Riddle. James served 12 years in the United State Army and has served in several public official capacities.