Dennis Wright, AEP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Dennis is a principal and Managing Partner of Wellspring Wealth where he leverages over 25 years of experience to assist affluent, multi-generational families, family offices and their advisors. He provides clarity and thereby confidence in meeting their personal, business and financial goals through his Wealth Integration practice. Based in our Alpharetta, Georgia offices, Dennis also enjoys maintaining a significant presence in coastal Georgia and the Midwest.
Dennis takes pride in building strong relationships with law and accounting firms, as well as family offices on behalf of their mutual clients. His dedication to multidisciplinary teams is exemplified through the work ethic and the breadth of expertise he provides. Dennis commonly leads high-level panel discussions at the annual meetings of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the Family Office Exchange (FOX) Regional Member meetings, and the Southeastern Family Office Forum.
In addition to his commitment to clients, Dennis is dedicated to furthering his profession. He serves as an active member of the Atlanta and Savannah Estate Planning Councils, the National Association of Estate Planning Councils and the Thought Leaders Council of the Family Office Exchange. As a committed member of his community, Dennis has served in various roles for several organizations including Troop Committee Chair with the Boy Scouts of America. He currently serves on the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance Board of Directors and is a trained volunteer for CanCare.
Prior to joining Wellspring, Dennis was an executive level manager for GE Medical Systems. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst University and a Bachelor of Science with Special Honors from the University of Southern Mississippi.
A native of Terre Haute, Indiana, Dennis resides in Johns Creek, Georgia, with his wife, Susan, to whom he has been married for more than 35 years. Dennis and Susan have two sons, Andrew and Austin, both of whom live in metro Atlanta. He and his family are members of Johns Creek Presbyterian Church, where he is an Elder. Dennis is an automobile enthusiast who enjoys restoration and all forms of auto racing.
Getting to Know Dennis
Favorite food: Everything Susan makes.
Favorite quote: “The only disability in life is a bad attitude,” Dabo Sweeney
Best piece of financial advice: Achieving your goals is 10% plan and 90% implementation.
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite movie: Christmas Vacation
If Dennis could meet anyone, past or present, it would be: Me, when I was 10.
Something on Dennis’ bucket list: Drive or ride a few laps in an IndyCar at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Favorite authors: Laura Hillenbrand, Andy Andrews
(One of the) Most impactful book read: Talent is Overrated, by Geoff Colvin
What motivates Dennis: To make a difference
Favorite place: The beach
Most proud of: My family, I am so very blessed.