Senior Staff

Henry Van de Putte

President and CEO

"I am excited and humbled to join the Meals on Wheels Central Texas family as their next President and CEO. The mission of this great organization is vital to the community and is needed now more than ever. I am eager to begin this next chapter of my career. I look forward to serving side by side with a dedicated board, driven staff, and selfless volunteers."

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Michael Wilson, PhD

Senior Vice President and Chief Operation Officer

“I love working at Meals on Wheels Central Texas because we, along with our 7,000+ dedicated volunteers, deliver life-sustaining services to the homebound people we are honored to assist.”

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Melanie Alexander, SHRM-CP

Chief People Officer

“Meals on Wheels is one of Austin’s Top Work Places and it shows in the level of compassion and commitment every employee and volunteer gives each day to ensure homebound older adults, people with disabilities and those in need receive nourishment, services and support.”


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Lucinda Cassidy

Chief development officer

"I love working for MOWCTX because I’m inspired by the people we have the honor to serve. Our free programs ensure older Central Texans live happy, healthy and independently in their own homes."

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Mariette Hummel

Chief communications officer

 "Supporting and helping those who need it the most is something I strive to do every day, as a professional and as a member of our community. I am so grateful to work for a compassionate organization that helps improve and maintain the quality of life of older adults and other vulnerable people in our community."

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Chief strategy and impact officer

"I’m grateful for the opportunity to not only have widespread reach and serve healthy, medically tailored meals to our homebound older adults, people with disabilities, and others in need but to also demonstrate the efficacy of all our programs and the impact they have on our clients’ health and their lives." 


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Marsha Wier, SPHR


"Meals on Wheels Central Texas seeks to improve the quality of life for those we serve; in doing so we find the lives of those who serve are truly blessed."

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Theresa Medlin Crawford, MS

Vice President for Volunteer Services and Distribution

“Being a part of Meals on Wheels Central Texas allows me to use my strong compassion I have for others through work that helps promote positive change in people’s lives.”

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“Being part of MOWCTX has allowed me to follow my passion; a calling to help others! I have seen the agency evolve through the years and am proud to be part of an organization where we have been able to provide more services to those we serve. We ensure older adults and people with disabilities receive our services and services from the community so that they remain in their homes independently, for as long as possible.”

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Bryan Sykes

Vice President for Home repair

  “Giving back to my community is something that is very important to me. Being able to repair homes and help people to be able to age in place in one way to do that. Meals on Wheels Central Texas is a wonderful organization to be a part of. The compassion and love they have for the community is unwavering and they give back in so many ways! Now, who wouldn’t want to be a part of that?”

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Antonea Payan

Director of finance

Meals on Wheels Central Texas is a organization working to build the vision of a beloved community. Through the efforts of passionate volunteers, dedicated staff, and a forward looking board, we build up our clients to age in place and I am honored to be part of the team.


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