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Gregory S. Wright, President and CEO, (732) 223-6611, ext: 106

Gregory S. Wright is President and CEO of John B. Wright Agency, Inc.  The John B. Wright Agency was started by Greg’s father and mother in 1961.  They have two agency locations; one in Manasquan, New Jersey and the second in Waretown, New Jersey. 

Greg serves a wide spectrum of industries and families. His specialties include Commercial Marine Insurance, Professional Malpractice Liability, as well as Construction Businesses. He also enjoys working with families helping them with their personal insurance decisions as well.

Greg has earned nationally and internationally recognized designations. He’s an Accredited Advisor in Insurance, Certified Insurance Counselor, and a Certified Marine Insurance Professional.  Greg is a 1982 graduate of Peirce College, located in Philadelphia, PA.

Business organizations in which Greg has served include Past President of The Independent Insurance Agents of Monmouth County. Previously served with Harmony Bank on their Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for Manasquan River Golf Club. He is an associate with The Pile Driving Contractors Association, North East Chapter and serves as their communications director.

Greg’s personal interests include Mountain and Road Cycling, Motorcycling, Boating and Fishing, Golf and Sporting Clays Target Shooting. He also participates with The New Jersey Shore BMW Riders Motorcycle Club. He has been a Free and Accepted Mason since 1988.  Greg lives in Brielle, New Jersey with his wife Bonnie of more than 31 years and is the father of two children, John and Diana.

Bonnie Queen Wright, Financial Manager

Bonnie graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

She worked for Roadway Express in Hagerstown, Maryland before moving back home to Brielle, New Jersey.  Bonnie has worked at John B. Wright Agency since 1992.  She has held the title of Financial Manager since then.

Bonnie is married to Greg and has two children, John and Diana.  Her hobbies include golf, boating and the family dog, Layla.

Gail A. Toscano, Office Manager/ Senior Commercial Lines Account Executive, (732) 223-6611, ext: 102

Gail has worked at John B. Wright for 23 years, and has been in the insurance business for over 35 years.  She has earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor, and awarded the Five Stars Professional for the last two years.

Gail currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Monmouth/Ocean County Independent Agents and Brokers of New Jersey, and was President from 2007-2008.

Gail lives in Brick Township with her husband Andy of 32 years.  She enjoys motorcycling, bowling, horseback riding, boating and cruising the Caribbean.  She has one daughter, Dana, who is currently engagedto be married.

Christine Tooker, CIC, Commercial Lines Account Manager, (732) 223-6611, ext: 101

Chris joined John B. Wright in 1992. She has held various positions in the agency and is currently training to become a Commercial Lines Account Manager.

Prior to joining the agency, Chris earned an Associates Degree in Accounting at Ocean County College. She has also completed the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation, and most recently obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor designation.

Chris is married with two grown children, Kelsey and George III. She resides in Brick, New Jersey with her husband George.

Kelan J. Vorbach, CIC, Senior Account Manager, (732) 223-6611, ext: 108

Kelan manages the professional liability program.  His insurance experience includes development of industry specific insurance programs, commercial program management and hands-on client work.

Having achieved the Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1992, Kelan has worked to be an insurance resource for his clients and the community.  He serves on multiple not for profit boards.  Sharing his insurance knowledge with the community, he has been a guest on national media discussing insurance topics, and served as a technical advisor for writers and publishers on insurance issues.

Kelan is a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore.  He enjoys outdoorsports, the beach, volunteering and spending time with his family.

Susan Percello, Personal Lines Account Manager , (732) 223-6611, ext: 111

Susan has been with John B. Wright since 2003. Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, she now resides in Whiting, New Jersey with her cat Chuckes. Susan is the proud grandmother of nine.

Monica Krasa, Personal Lines Account Manager, (732) 223-6611, ext: 103

Monica has been with John B. Wright since 2009. Prior to joining our team, Monica had worked in the industry for ten years, including a five-year stint with The Protector Agency in Brick, New Jersey.

Monica holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey. She also earned her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation.

Monica currently resides in Brick, New Jersey.

Christine Richman, Customer Assistance Representative, (732) 223-6611, ext: 109

Christine specializes in commercial lines.  After leaving her job of seven years as a librarian’s assistant, she began her career at the agency.  After a few short months of starting her receptionist position, Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, and she quickly gained knowledge of the insurance industry.  Working at the agency during the aftermath of the storm helped her gain the experience she needed to transition into her current position.

Before working at John B. Wright, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2012.  She was raised in Manalapan, New Jersey, where she currently resides. In her spare time, she enjoys taking photographs and writing poetry.

Nicole M. Matteo, Client Services, (732) 223-6611, ext: 100

Before joining John B. Wright in 2013, Nicole worked as a Legal Assistant at Collins, Vella & Casello, LLC for four and a half years. She is currently working toward becoming a Personal Lines Agent.

Nicole’s personal interests include going to concerts and attending various sporting events. She has a strong passion for animals, which has led her to become an animal activist and help find homes for all animals in need. She currently has three rescue dogs of her own – Daisy, CJ and Harley.

Vanessa M. Rybczynski, Commercial Lines Account Manager, (732) 223-6611, ext: 107

Vanessa joined John B. Wight in June of 2016. She started out as a personal lines marketing and new business producer, but moved over to commercial lines shortly after.

Prior to joining the agency, Vanessa developed an internal insurance agency “Select Guard Insurance” for a finance company in Los Angeles, CA. She began her insurance career with State Farm. Prior to entering the world of insurance Vanessa worked in the field of Human Services managing group homes and caring for adults with mental disabilities.

Traveling, photography, art, and live music are some of the various activities Vanessa enjoys in her spare time. She has studied Eastern Philosophy for many years and would love to visit India one day.

Vanessa currently resides in Point Pleasant, NJ.

Diane M. DiDonato, Commercial Lines Account Manager, (732) 223-6611

During her thirty years in the Insurance Industry, Diane has worked for seven different independent agencies servicing both personal and commercial clients. She also worked as an underwriter in a surplus lines agency with binding authority for four London markets.

Diane enjoys making pasta from scratch for family gatherings and cooking homemade, healthy foods. In the past, she has taken pilot lessons and a scuba diving course. In the future, she would like to try gliding and racecar driving. Vacationing in exotic places is on her bucket list when she retires.

Diane currently resides in Toms River, New Jersey with her husband Michael whom she married forty years ago. They have two grown children, Michelle who lives in Phoenix and Michael who is married and lives in San Diego.  

John Sidway
,Senior Insurance Counselor, (732) 223-6611, ext. 117

John joined John B. Wright in 2016. Prior to joining our agency, John has had vast experience in commercial insurance, particularly heavy construction, restaurant and hospitality risks. He is planning to obtain his Certified Insurance Counselor, CIC designation.
John is a graduate, with honors, of Monmouth University with a concentration in Economics. 

John is married with one child and lives in Ocean County. His hobbies include, spending time with his family and dogs, playing piano, and coaching both youth baseball and basketball.