Thomas Santiago-Wright started his career as an internship with music publishing and management company Transition Music of which the experience led to a agent position at Pro-Sport and Entertainment representing former pro figures Michael Cooper of the Lakers, Kareem Abdul Jabbar,and Gold Medalist Mark Spitz. Years later forming his own management company and in-addition to his own, other management companies allowed him to also work with their talent including recording artist Donna Summer, Shanice, The Good Girls, Bonnie Pointer, and Irene Cara. In 1996, he wrote,directed, and produced his first theater production "Callboy" to a sold out audience at the Beverly Hills Playhouse in Beverly Hills, CA. The success led to several other theater productions, also serving in the capacity of writer/director/producer. "Secret Idenity", "America's Little Sweetheart", "Youngster" and "The Obsession Of Luna". His first television sitcom pilot, writer/director/producer entitled "Just like Family" starred comedy legends Marla Gibbs, Garrett Morris, Thea Videl, and song tress Freda Payne. Ben Daka of Ben Daka Entertainment was so impressed that he hired him to write, direct and co-produce his creation Princess J and Kay" a fun filled Disney oriented type kid and teen sitcom starring Kristen LeAnne and a host of talented young actors which under his direction, brought to life a mystical fantasy world filled with fun, excitement and adventure. He went on to present A Joyful Noise" ( a musical dinner theater production)in the capacity of Co-Producer/ Writer/Director, Performed at the Camden House in Beverly Hills, CA in which special tribute was made to "Lou Rawls" regarding his scholarship fund foundation in which The Rawls siblings and surviving widow "Nina Rawls" were in attendance to receive the honor.
In January of 2012, in capacity of co-producer and Director of Events, produced by Lawrence Phillips, together both presented "High Stepping",a Fund Raiser benefiting the "African American FireFighter's Museum" Los Angeles,CA featuring entertainment and songs from Debra and Elouise Laws and the designs of Sterling Capricio. May 2012, as writer/director/producer Thomas created an original Novela presentation entitled "Dayanara" en espanol.