Don Bland recently joined Austin Animal Center as the Chief Animal Services Officer after serving as the Executive Director of the Humane Society of Central Texas since 2012. Before that, he was the Major Gifts Officer at Scott and White Healthcare Foundation from 2010-2012 and Development Director at Providence Hospice from 2006-2009. Don was the Major Gifts Development Officer at Methodist Children’s Home from 2003-2006 and Vice-President of Operations for Red River Solutions, LLC/Medtech Insurance Services, Ltd. from 1998–2003. From 1983-1998, he was a Manager at Olan Mills. Don has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree from Baylor University.