Acting Executive Commissioner Phil Wilson

Commissioner Wilson comes to HHS from the Lower Colorado River Authority where he led the LCRA as chief executive officer.

Commissioner Wilson has a long and distinguished record of public service in Texas. He previously served as executive director for the Texas Department of Transportation and as Texas’ 106th Secretary of State. Commissioner Wilson’s private sector experience includes serving as vice president of Public Affairs for Luminant, Texas’ largest electric generation company.

He has served on numerous non-profit and private sector boards of directors, including as chair of the Board of Directors of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Wilson has a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University.