CHIEF OPERATIONs OFFICER
Michael Wilson has more than two decades of experience working with older adults and researching the issues affecting them. Trained as a gerontologist, he has worked with communities to improve the services and supports for aging populations.
Prior to joining Meals on Wheels Central Texas, Michael served as the Program Officer for Healthy Aging and Healthy Futures at the St. David’s Foundation, overseeing an investment portfolio of more than $5 million per year. His work with local senior-centered nonprofit organizations nurtured the development of Caregiver University at AGE of Central Texas and the expansion of services for older adults in the Central Texas region. Also, during his time at the Foundation, he worked with the University of Texas School of Social Work to increase the financial support to the GRACE Program (Gerontology Resources and the Aging Community in Education)to improve the visibility of social workers in the field of gerontology.
Earlier in his career, he served as a State of Texas Gerontologist and coordinator for the Aging Texas Well program in the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). He also founded a gerontological consulting and case management firm in Florida.
Michael holds a doctorate from the University of Florida at Gainesville, Florida.