Chief Executive Officer, Perfect Gatherings & Claims Representative, Social Security Administration

Taneia L. Wright is Chief Executive Officer of Perfect Gatherings, an event coordinating service specializing in planning and executing private events. Wright also works for the Social Security Administration in Newark, NJ. She joined the agency in 1996 and moved up in ranks to her current position as Claims Representative. With over 15 years of experience in the fields of public, social and customer service, she is responsible for taking and processing claims for individual’s retirement, survivors or disability benefits.

Taneia has a passion for the arts; she attends performances monthly, many at NJPAC, which led her to becoming an NJPAC member. Taneia is a philanthropist with the Black Doll Affair in Atlanta, GA, an organization building self-esteem in females. Taneia also serves on the event planning committee at Church of the New Covenant, East Orange, NJ. She also volunteers as a Friendly Visitor with Neighbor to Neighbor Network of Bloomfield, NJ.




Chief Executive Officer, Perfect Gatherings; Claims Representative, Social Security Administration

City, State you live in:

East Orange, NJ

One Great Achievement:

My greatest achievement is raising a wonderful daughter! She says she wants to be like me: strong, supportive, caring and giving.

Currently Reading:

Think Big by Ben Carson, MD

Social Media:

Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

Philosophy of Life:

My life’s approach is “one positive anything could change everything!”

Favorite Indulgence:

I love seafood and chocolate.

What’s a favorite restaurant in NJ? And what dish do you love there?

My favorite restaurant is Le Jardin in Edgewater, NJ. I love the atmosphere and the view of New York and New Jersey is to die for! I love the broiled salmon with lemon white wine sauce.

What’s one thing you love about the WA?

The women of the WA are amazing. I love that they are dedicated to supporting the arts through community, fundraising and networking events allowing dreams to come true!

One thing most people don’t know about me:

I love thrill adventures. I want to sky dive!