Reliance Trust Adds ESOP Valuation Expert

Reliance Trust Company added employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) valuation expert Bucky Wright to its investment team. 

Wright will work closely with the investment and fiduciary services groups at Reliance Trust.

Wright was previously a valuation manager at Willamette Management Associates, and has been a presenter of various valuation topics for the New South Chapter of The ESOP Association, the Southeast Regional ESOP Association and the Institute of Business Appraisers. His articles have been published in professional publications, including the Journal of Employee Ownership Law and Finance. He is also a member of The ESOP Association and The National Center for Employee Ownership.

Wright is an accredited senior appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers and has a master of business administration degree from Kennesaw State University and a bachelor of administration degree in finance from the University of Georgia.