Mayor Dennis K. Wright

  • Elected Mayor in 2015 (four-year term, 2016-present)
  • Elected Treasurer (two, four-year terms, 2008-2015)

The Mayor of Livonia

  • A full-time elected office
  • Responsible for all City services across 36 square miles and almost 97,000 residents and 4,000 businesses
  • Responsible for 19 Departments and about 600 employees
  • Works cooperatively with the Livonia City Council, Treasurer, Clerk and District Court

Background

  • Owner, Wright’s Hardware, Livonia (1989-2007)
  • Operations Manager, Calverley Supply Co., Sterling Heights (1984-1989)
  • Co-Owner, Western Appliance Supply, Ferndale (1974-1983)
  • Assistant Store Manager & Grocery Manager, Wrigley Super-Market, Detroit, (1966-1969)
  • Airman First Class & Flight Mechanic, U.S. Air Force Reserve, 305th Air Rescue, Selfridge Air Force Base (1970-75)

Community Service

  • Livonia Goodfellows, Livonia Kids & Families Shoe Drive and fundraisers, since 2012
  • Roads Millage Committee member (2000-2015) and chair (2010-2015)
  • Co-Chair of Livonia Parks & Recreation Commission (1997-2007)
  • Chairman, 2006 Livonia City Budget Commission
  • Livonia Junior Athletic League (LJAL), coach, director and three-term President & CEO (1990-2002)