Bill Wright, CEO of Frederick, Md.-based Wright Manufacturing, has been selected to receive a 2016 Maryland International Business Leadership Award. The award is sponsored by the World Trade Center Institute, a regional business network. Wright will receive the award March 9 at a ceremony in Baltimore.
Wright invented the stand-on lawn mower, and began manufacturing the first Stander models in 1997. The company currently manufactures a complete line of commercial mowers, including zero-turns, walk-behinds and accessories, as well as stand-ons.