Head of Sales and Distribution
Brett Wright is Head of Sales and Distribution at AXS Investments. Mr. Wright is a longtime asset management distribution executive, bringing over 20 years of industry experience to the firm. Prior to joining AXS, Mr. Wright was Head of Macquarie’s Client Solutions Group in the Americas, which delivers Macquarie's asset management solutions to intermediary and institutional clients across public markets and alternatives. He also served as Trustee and Chief Executive Officer for the Optimum Fund Trust and was a member of the Macquarie Asset Management Public Investments' Executive Committee.
Previously, Mr. Wright was co-head of Macquarie’s Client Group in EMEA and the Americas, which included the firm's sales, service, marketing and product teams. From July 2014 to June 2016, he was responsible for intermediary distribution, including internal and external sales, key accounts, and DCIO across all broker/dealers. From January 2011 to June 2014, he was a divisional manager overseeing 10 regional directors responsible for distributing Delaware Funds by Macquarie, including separately managed accounts. Prior to Macquarie, he was a senior vice president with ING Investment Management, leading the Independent Key Account group.
In January 2020, he was appointed to the Board of Governors for the Money Management Institute. From January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2018, he also served on the board of directors for the Investments & Wealth Institute, a professional association, advanced education provider and standards body for financial advisors, investment consultants and wealth managers who embrace excellence and ethics.
Mr. Wright earned a bachelor's degree from The Pennsylvania State University, where he served as football team captain.