Gary Wilson is a native Texan. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University, Gary eventually made his way to Houston in the 1980’s and has stayed ever since. He spent over 40 years working in the insurance industry and retired from AIG in 2016.

Gary met his partner Albert in 1990, and they were very excited to finally marry in 2015. Together with their Bichon Frise, Bogart, they reside in The Heights neighborhood, always planning their next travel adventure around the world. Gary is enjoying yoga, running, and riding his bicycle in his retirement, but remains very active in the Houston LGBT community. In addition to his work with Out for Education, Gary and Albert are active with the Human Rights Campaign, and Gary serves as co-chair for the Houston HRC 2017 gala.