Meet Austin Wright, the CEO and founder behind a diverse business empire that stretches across clothing, manufacturing, education, and sports. Renowned in political circles as a super-connector, Austin has advised state-level politicians, nonprofit boards, and even professional athletes. His journey, marked by hard work and unwavering dedication to both his faith and business endeavors, has shaped a unique mission. Beyond the corporate realm, Austin is a prominent Catholic social media influencer, recognized under the handle: thebasiccatholic.
Austin Wright, a seasoned entrepreneur and philanthropist, draws upon his extensive experience in the military, politics, and business to contribute to a diverse array of organizations. As the Co-founder and CEO of Vincent Alphonsus, LLC, a successful private investment fund with a notable reputation for strategic partnerships, he demonstrates a keen business acumen. Additionally, Austin serves as Chairman and Co-Founder of Madison Manufacturing, Inc., based in Auburn, Alabama.
In the realm of sports, he manages and advises Super Bowl Champion Placekicker Harrison Butker, fostering strategic partnerships within the NFL and NFLPA organizations. Austin's multifaceted career includes roles as the President and Chief Operating Officer of a tech company, Director of Advancement for the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia, and Chief of Staff to Deputy Minority Leader Representative Tom Demmer in the Illinois General Assembly.
A U.S. Navy veteran with a wealth of military accolades, Austin's educational background includes a Master's Degree in Philosophy from the University of Saint Mary of the Lake and studies at Pontificia Università della Santa Croce in Rome. His philanthropic endeavors extend to various boards, including the Mass of the Ages Society and Saint Francis School of the Deaf in Uganda.
Austin captivates audiences with insightful discussions on masculinity, vocational discernment, the Eucharist, leadership, championing the faith, and the impact of social media.