Barbara Roberts is President and CEO of Wright Engineered Plastics, supplier of custom injection molding and contract manufacturing services to medical, telecommunications and industrial equipment OEMs. In 2009 Wright Engineered Plastics became the first manufacturer to be certified as an environmentally responsible “green” business by the Bay Area Green Business Program. The company has also received a Best Practices Award from the Business Environmental Alliance of Sonoma County. Ms. Roberts has been cited by numerous business journals as an industry authority on the subject of bringing manufacturing back to the USA from Asia.
Ms. Roberts is also part of Engineers without Borders’ Appropriate Technology Design Team. She has produced more than 20 educational seminars on numerous topics, including green business practices, on-shoring, and plastic design. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley.