FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: February 14, 2018
CONTACT: Jason Fulp, Marketing
(417) 866-8855, ext. 158
JRI HOLDINGS INC. NAMES NEW CEO AND PRESIDENT
SPRINGFIELD, MO— After a three-month search, JRI Holdings Inc., the parent company of JRI Industries and Jenfab Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhonda Wright to the position of chief executive officer (CEO) and president of the board. Wright has been with the company since January of 2017 serving as chief financial officer (CFO) and as interim president since October of 2017.
“I am excited to be taking on this new challenge and am deeply appreciative of the faith the board has placed in my abilities,” Wright said. “We have many opportunities ahead of us and a strong organization. I am certain that through our innovation and hard work, we can continue to grow and expand as an industry leader.”
Prior to joining JRI Holdings, Wright worked as vice president/general manager for Hydro Aluminum (a division of Norsk Hydro) in Monett, Missouri, overseeing multiple locations in the Midwest. She also served as vice president of finance/business unit manager for Hydro overseeing the finance for seven locations across the United States. More recently, she worked as CFO for Redneck Trailer Supplies located in Springfield, Missouri.
Wright is a graduate of Missouri State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and is a native of Gainesville, Missouri. She and her husband, Mark, currently reside in Springfield and together they have two boys, Chance, 23, and Colton, 20.
JRI Industries and Jenfab Inc. are leading nationwide manufacturers of standard and custom-made aqueous washing machines and cleaning solutions for a variety of industrial, automotive and manufacturing machine parts. Both companies are subsidiaries of JRI Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. For additional information, visit www.JRIIndustries.com or www.Jenfab.com.