Newsmaker Jan. 3, 2009

Douglas M. Wright Jr., the owner and CEO of a Tupelo-based health care business, has been added to the 2010 board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of Mississippi.
Wright owns 25 health care businesses in Mississippi and western Tennessee, including skilled nursing homes, retail pharmacies, a closed-door institutional pharmacy and a full-service therapy company. His companies include Community Eldercare Services.
Wright has served in the health care industry since 1992 in various capacities as general counsel, chief financial officer and chief executive officer.
Prior to full-time involvement in the health care industry, Wright practiced law in his hometown of Tupelo.

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