TAMPA, Fla. — Terrence Wright has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as vice president of Facilities and Support Services. He brings more than 30 years of experience in health care facilities operations and will help lead Moffitt in its rapid expansion throughout the Tampa Bay area.
In this role, Wright will have facility management responsibilities over the teams in business operations, food services, environmental services, parking and transportation, security, safety and emergency management and quality integration. He has leadership expertise in facility management, operations and design and construction of health care facilities. Wright has a demonstrated record in cost improvement, strategic planning, patient satisfaction and enhancing facility operations.
“I’m excited to join Moffitt during such a dynamic time. As Florida’s cancer center, Moffitt has exceptional standards for patient care,” said Wright. “I look forward to developing Moffitt’s world-class facility operations and making a significant impact in our ability to offer this care to more cancer patients.”
“We are confident that Terrence will bring a wealth of knowledge to Moffitt that will be crucial in our continuing expansion,” said Jane Fusilero, vice president and chief nursing officer. “He has extensive experience in health care facilities and has overseen millions of dollars in facility projects. We’re excited to watch Moffitt’s facility and support services grow and develop under Terrence’s leadership.”
Most recently, Wright was the director of Facilities Management & Construction at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois. Prior to that, Wright served in a variety of facility, design and construction roles within the public and private health care sectors, having managed a portfolio of projects in excess of $1 billion.
Wright holds an MBA from Webster University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of New Mexico. He holds certifications including Healthcare Safety Professional, Facilities Management Administrator, and Healthcare Construction. He has many professional affiliations including the American Society for Health Care Engineering and the Construction Management Association of America.
About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is the No. 11 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 7,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.4 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.