Meet Our Leaders

Larry Wallace Sr

Founder / Executive Director

Mr. Wallace is a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran certified as an Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist. Prior to launching the Black Men’s Health Clinic, he served as Enterprise Chief Administrative Officer for Central Health improving community health by ensuring access to those who need it most.

Mr. Wallace served as Chief Executive for the Community Care Collaborative, a public/private partnership between Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family which was charged with developing an innovative and cost-effective integrated delivery system for low-income and uninsured patient care in collaboration with UT-Austin’s Dell Medical School.

He also served on the Downtown Austin Alliance Board of Directors which is devoted to shaping the future of downtown Austin while preserving and enhancing its value and vitality.

While at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Wallace served as Vice President of Community Health Services and provided leadership in the development of multiple community-based comprehensive health and wellness centers to increase access to health services throughout Tarrant County.

Mr. Wallace was a member of the executive team credited for the launch of Sendero Health Plans, an eight-county non-profit health plan to improve access for those covered by publicly funded health insurance programs.

He also provided leadership for the development of the Eastern Travis County Health & Wellness Collaboration bringing together leaders from the City of Austin, Travis County, Capital Metro, Huston-Tillotson University, and local safety-net health care providers to improve access to health services in Eastern Travis County.

Mr. Wallace is also known for his service as a UT- Austin Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs graduate-level mentor for the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership Program, Budget Committee Chair for St. James Missionary Baptist Church, and Public Health Workgroup Member for the Black Leaders Collective.
Recognitions include the 2019 Kirk P. Watson Service Award and 2019 EQUITYSPACE Equity Warrior Award.