Michael G. Wilson graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance. He was a five-time All American gymnast at the University of Oklahoma and NCAA Champion in floor exercise in 1979. Mr. Wilson was also a member of the World Cup and World Championship teams in 1978 and 1979, and a member of the 1980 Men’s Olympic gymnastics team.
Mr. Wilson has more than 34 years of experience in healthcare, third-party administration, consulting, and managed care. He began his career with the Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York, and then co-founded Equitable Plan Services, Inc., a third-party administrator located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He also co-founded PPO Oklahoma, a statewide PPO network. Mr. Wilson sold his interest in both Equitable Plan Services and PPO Oklahoma in 1994.
In 1995, Mr. Wilson founded Corporate Health Plans of America, Inc. (CHPA), in Dallas, Texas, implementing his concept of a contemporary consulting firm. In 2004, he sold CHPA to Arthur J Gallagher Consulting in order to focus exclusively on founding Texas True Choice.
As founder, president, and CEO of Texas True Choice, Inc. (TTC), Mr. Wilson responded to the challenge of providing premiere statewide PPO access to clients whose employees were located throughout the state of Texas. Incorporated in 1996, TTC quickly became one of the largest PPO networks in Texas. Mr. Wilson sold TTC to Viant Holdings, Inc., (Viant) in October 2007. Viant was subsequently acquired by MultiPlan in 2010.
In 2008, Mr. Wilson acquired Century Healthcare, LLC, a limited-benefit health plan. Under his leadership, Century Healthcare grew to be known as the market leader in limited-benefit plans, MEC, and MVP.
In 2012, Mr. Wilson founded and became the chairman/CEO of Healthcare Highways, Inc.. Healthcare Highways is an innovative healthcare and network company that partners with best-in-class payers and businesses with complimentary solutions to create competitive options for large employers, small businesses, and hourly/part-time workforces.