Charles Wright, M.A., SPHR

Associate Professor of Practice, Undergraduate Advisor of Record, Communication

Charles Wright


Charles has enjoyed living in San Antonio, Texas for more than three decades. He has actively contributed to the San Antonio community by serving on several boards of directors for non-profit and for profit organizations, advisory committees, business organizations, and as a mentor for at risk young people. He is also a graduate of the San Antonio’s Greater Chamber’s and the Hispanic Chamber’s Leadership San Antonio, Class XXXIII.

Charles has been a business communication/performance management consultant since 1987 working with Fortune 100 and 500 corporations along with small and medium sized companies including startups. By building a positive and dynamic business culture he assisted in the growth of a 10 million dollar company to a more than 150 million dollar success. Some of the clients and industries Charles has served are Westin La Cantera Resort, Time Warner, EG&G, Methodist Healthcare, HCA, Alamo Community College District, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, S.A. Hispanic Chamber, School of Aerospace Medicine, Church’s Fried Chicken and many more. He has worked in several industries including general market and Hispanic advertising and marketing, education, engineering, architecture, manufacturing, healthcare, automotive, legal and non-profit organizations

Charles is committed to having individuals and organizations grow professionally and personally so that the organization thrives and the associates’ (employees’) career goals are realized. His focus is on bottom line improvement as well as dynamic people development.

He also teaches organizational and business communication at the University of Texas at San Antonio since 2008.

Charles attended the University of Utah, West Texas State University, University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts degree.

He updates his professional knowledge with continuing education from the International Society for Performance Improvement, Institute Management of Consultants, American Society of Training and Development, Society for Human Resource Managers, International Federation of Coaches, National Communication Association, Linkage, Stephen Covey, Coach University and many more.

Charles is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Managers. He has further coaching and performance training from several world class organizations.

He is known for his personal and pragmatic approach to his classes and projects. Charles also uses his contagious sense of humor with his presentations.


  • Master of Arts in Communications, West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Communications, West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas

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