Lena Wilson, J.D. has been appointed to the position of President & CEO. Wilson, who holds a Doctorate of Law degree, is an experienced, purpose-driven, compassionate, and strategic leader with a strong record of success in non-profit organization management, focused on empowering at-risk children, families, and communities. She has held executive positions at several non-profits including Samaritas, Lutheran Adoption Services, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, and The Salvation Army Derby Center, and recently consulted to the Northwest Michigan Child and Family Service Agency. Her philosophy, “Always look back to see whose hand you can take as you move forward.”
“Having the opportunity to work with the Vista team in serving our diverse community is a dream come true for me,” says Wilson. “This amazing organization is truly focused on providing family-centered services for the community. I’m filled with overflowing feelings of joy and gratitude.”
Welcome to the Vista team, Lena Wilson!