Meals on Wheels of Central Texas names new CEO, President

Henry Van de Putte has been named the CEO and president of Meals on Wheels Central Texas. (Courtesy Meals on Wheels Central Texas)
Henry Van de Putte has been named the CEO and president of Meals on Wheels Central Texas. (Courtesy Meals on Wheels Central Texas)

Henry Van de Putte has been named the CEO and president of Meals on Wheels Central Texas. (Courtesy Meals on Wheels Central Texas)

The Meals on Wheels Central Texas board of directors announced Henry Van de Putte has been selected to become president and CEO of the company.

Van de Putte will assume the role on Feb. 7. Former President and CEO Adam Hauser announced his retirement in fall 2021, according to the press release.

“We believe his record of successful leadership in nonprofit organizations and for-profit industry make him ideally suited to help MOWCTX grow and thrive,” board chair Norine Yukon said in the press release.

Van de Putte previously served as the CEO and executive director of the American Red Cross of the Texas Gulf Coast.

“I am honored to be given this role and excited to join the highly dedicated team of staff and volunteers,” Van de Putte said in the release.


Van de Putte has also worked for the Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Dixie Flag Manufacturing and ESPN, according to the statement.

Meals on Wheels Central Texas delivers 3,000 meals to seniors in need every business day and offers other services such as home repairs and grocery shopping assistance.