Ross Wilson

Ross Wilson has served on the Ag Workers Mutual Auto Insurance Board of Directors since 2013.

Wilson obtained a bachelor’s degree in ag economics from Texas Tech University before joining the workforce. In 1985, Wilson started a 36-year run with the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. During his tenure there, he served as the director of government affairs, vice president, and eventually president and CEO in 2006. Wilson retired in 2021 but still operates in an advisory role to TCFA.

Wilson’s significant involvement in various boards and committees related to agriculture exemplifies his dedication to the industry. Wilson spent time on the executive committee of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association, the Agricultural Advisory Committee for the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission, and the Texas Agricultural Council, where he served as chair. Additionally, he has provided his valuable expertise to the Southwest Council of Agribusiness, the International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation, the TAMU Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture External Advisory Committee, the US-Mexico BI-National Committee, and the Tri-State Fair.

Wilson’s contributions to the field have garnered him numerous accolades. In recognition of his achievements, his alma mater awarded him the Gerald W. Thomas Outstanding Agriculturist and Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Additionally, Texas A&M and West Texas A&M honored his service with the Texas A&M AgriLife and West Texas A&M Presidential Pioneer Awards.

Wilson is a Claude native but now resides in Amarillo, Texas. He is married to his wife, Melody, and they have two children and five grandchildren. Wilson enjoys time with his grandkids and outdoor activities like hiking, hunting, and snowmobiling in his free time.