Degas Wright, CFA, is founder – principal of Decatur Capital Management. The firm manages equity and risk mitigation strategies for individual and institutional clients. Decatur Capital Management is a signatory to the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment. In 2019, Degas testified in support of the U.S. House of Representatives legislation for material ESG disclosures for public companies. In addition, Degas is a CNBC contributor. Prior to Decatur Capital Management, he served as Corporate Treasurer for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) managing its reserve funds and serving as a member of its pension committee. Degas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and a Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Texas at El Paso, Texas. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army. Degas holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. In addition, he serves on several nonprofit boards focused on scouting and financial literacy.