Marty Wright Leads West Virginia Health Care Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney Marty Wright of South Charleston is the new chief executive officer of the West Virginia Health Care Association (WVHCA), which represents more than 120 Mountain State nursing homes and assisting living facilities.

Todd Jones, president of the WVHCA Board of Directors, said Wright would manage the day-to-day operations of the organization and work with association members to develop their legislative agenda and educational programs.

“The West Virginia Health Care Association has found an experienced leader who is respected for his knowledge and integrity,” Jones said. “We are pleased to have Marty Wright at the helm of the WVHCA.”

With about 120 members, the West Virginia Health Care Association ( is the largest trade association representing nursing facilities and assisted living communities in West Virginia.

Wright has held several state government positions, most recently serving as the state auditor’s general counsel and director of that office’s Public Integrity & Fraud Unit. He formerly was chief counsel with the West Virginia House of Delegates and senior deputy attorney general.

Before moving to the Kanawha Valley, Wright practiced law in the private sector in Ohio County for several years and also served there as an assistant county prosecuting attorney.

Wright has a bachelor’s degree in political science from West Virginia University and a law degree from the WVU College of Law.

Wright and his wife, Stephanie, have three children.

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