Meals on Wheels of Montgomery County named Carrie Watkins as president and CEO effective immediately, according to a June 11 news release.

Watkins replaces Summer Day, who served as president and CEO for the past seven years.

Watkins has experience in nonprofit management and a deep commitment to serving the community, according to the news release.

What we know

Watkins joined Meals on Wheels in September 2015 and served as a member of the board of directors until October 2018, when she began serving as community development director, according to her Linkedin.

Watkins is a past co-chair of In the Pink of Health, which benefits Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, according to the news release.

Notable quote

“I am humbled and excited to lead Meals on Wheels and build on the strong foundation created by our dedicated leadership team,” Watkins said via news release. “Together with our staff, volunteers, and community partners, we will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that home-bound seniors in our community have access to the meals and transportation services they desperately need.”