Ricardo Wright, Sr

Palmdale, California, United States

rwright@smww.com


Ricardo K. Wright, Sr., a veteran and retired US Air Force Master Sergeant, lives, walks, and breathes the same core values instilled in him since childhood and in military service, they are “Integrity, Service, and Excellence” these same core values are what he will bring to the table in representing clients as an SMWW Agent Advisor.  He lives by two mantras, “He who fails to plan… plans to fail” and “Discipline is what sets the bridge between goals and accomplishments”.  Ricardo was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, but raised between two cities (Daytona and Jacksonville), he was a varsity football player at Mainland Senior High School and has always had a true passion for the sport.  Prior to joining the Air Force, he was a student at Florida A&M University (FAMU).  He honorably served in the military and mentored, supervised, counseled, and led young Airmen that earned countless awards because of his leadership.  He earned both his degrees from Webster University, his Bachelor’s Degree in Management and his Master’s Degree in Procurement/Acquisition Management.  He currently works as an Air Force government contractor doing Business Operations/Administrative support as the Lead Administrator for the Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, Space and Missiles Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, CA.  Throughout his career, he has always been an avid athlete and coach while serving in the military.  He has coached youth football, basketball, baseball, and track/field, where several athletes have gone on to play football collegiately, including his brother at Florida State University and his son at Gannon University, and professionally in both Arena Football and the NFL. 

As an Agent Advisor, Ricardo has been successfully mentored and met all the requirements of becoming an SMWW Agent Advisor.  This includes agent regulations and player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting.  He is well adept at preparing you for your sports career and has the ambition to attain the knowledge, skills, and experience needed for a successful professional athlete. He will do whatever possible to represent your interests and help you achieve your goals as not only a sports professional, but also your life after sports as well.  He will take a fully integrated approach to his clients’ wealth, personal life, career, and post-career challenges with the goal to simplify and enhance your life.  By serving as your primary contact for everything from financial advisory assistance to addressing your lifestyle needs as he works closely with the SMWW Team off the field, so you can focus on your career on the field.  He looks forward to working with you and your family, helping you have a successful career.