The 6th Annual
Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship

at Missouri Valley College Campus
March 26-28, 2012

Kerry L. WrightKerry L. Wright

Owner/Vice President
GDS of USA – Windsor Door
Houston, Texas

Kerry Wright is a 1976 Graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the renowned Corps of Cadets. Kerry began his career in the Wine & Spirits industry holding leadership positions at both American Wine & Importing and Glen Ellen Winery.

In 1989 he and brother Terry Wright were approached to purchase a small but profitable overhead door company in Houston, Texas as an investment opportunity. In its first year Garage Door Services had revenues of $20,000. Within ten years Garage Door Services grew to revenues of $25,000,000+, 7 locations, and the largest installer of new construction garage doors in the U.S. In spite of major declines in the U.S. housing market Garage Door Services has continued to grow revenues each year since the 2008 economic crisis. In May of 2011 Kerry & Terry Wright made the unprecedented purchase of Windsor Door, a 60 year old national manufacturer of garage doors. The purchase vertically integrated their company and expanded their footprint from coast to coast.

Kerry is renowned throughout the construction industry for sales excellence, forming partnerships with all of the nation’s largest builders.

Kerry is married to Cindy Wright and has four children.


Terry L. WrightTerry L. Wright

Owner/President
GDS of USA – Windsor Door
Houston, Texas

Terry Wright is a BS Engineering Graduate of Texas A&M University in 1976 where he was a member of the renowned Corps of Cadets. Terry began his career in the oil and gas industry with stints at Amoco, Grace Petroleum, Prime Operating Company and a family business named Red Hill Production Company.

Red Hill has operated as many as 150 wells in the oil and gas industry and is still participating in many non-operated ventures. Red Hill is also active in the real estate and farming and cattle industry.

In 1989 he and brother Kerry Wright were approached to purchase a small but profitable overhead door company in Houston, Texas as an investment opportunity. In its first year Garage Door Services had revenues of $20,000. Within ten years Garage Door Services grew to revenues of $25,000,000+, 7 locations, and the largest installer of new construction garage doors in the U.S. In spite of major declines in the US housing market Garage Door Services has continued to grow revenues each year since the 2008 economic crisis. In May of 2011 Kerry & Terry Wright made the unprecedented purchase of Windsor Door, a 60 year old national manufacturer of garage doors. The purchase vertically integrated their company and expanded their footprint from coast to coast.

Terry leads a team of 200+ employees and sub contractors. Terry’s engineering experience allowed him to pioneer the low cost manufacturing of high end custom wood doors, a program that now generates revenues of $10,000,000+ a year in Texas alone. Terry is active in local government. In his spare time Terry is a championship chili cook off participant, winning numerous awards at the Terlingua World Championship Chili Cook Off.

Terry is married to Peggy Wright and has three children.