Deborah C. Wright is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carver Bancorp, Inc. and Carver Federal Savings Bank â€“ February 2005 to present.
Carver Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank, the largest black owned bank in the U.S. and possible the first to reach a $1 billion in assets.
Previously, Ms. Wright was President & CEO of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation, a position she from 1996 to 1999. She also served as Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development under Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani from January 1994 through March 1996.
Previously, Ms. Wright was named by Mayor David N. Dinkins to the New York City Housing Authority Board, which manages New York City's 189,000 public housing units.
Ms. Wright serves on the boards of Kraft Foods Inc., Time Warner Inc., the Children's Defense Fund and the Partnership for New York City. She is a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University and a member of the Board of Managers of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Ms. Wright earned her bachelor's, Masters in Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Harvard University.