Named a finalist for the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Online PR News – 23-March-2011 – – Mr. Wright Thurston has been an innovative leader in the home security industry for the better part of the last decade.
Formerly the President of Firstline Security, Wright Thurston brought years of management experience and direct sales success to his position.
Founded in 2002, Firstline Security expanded tremendously under Wright’s direction to become one of the nation’s foremost leaders in personal home security technology. In its first four years, Firstline Security became the fastest growing alarm company in the nation. By 2006, Wright Thurston’s company was garnering annual revenues in excess of $42M.
Beyond his success in the home security sector, Wright Thurston has also been a pioneer in the telecommunications and cellular phone industry. The former head of numerous direct sales companies specializing in cell phones, Wright Thurston found his first considerable success in 1999 when he sold his companies to Omniserve Wireless.
Using the capital from his successful merger with Omniserve, Wright Thurston founded Future Phones Inc. Offering a revolutionary distribution model focused on direct fulfillment shipping, Future Phones became one of the most successful independent, non-retail direct sellers of VoiceStream Wireless cell phones.
Through Wright Thurston’s results-oriented leadership, Future Phones sold more than 20,000 phones for VoiceStream Wireless (now T-Mobile).
Wright Thurston currently leverages his years of management experience in telecommunications toward his role as Chairman of the Board for Utah-based Elevate Communications, LLC.
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