General Authorities

Elder Larry Y. Wilson

Second Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Larry Y. Wilson was sustained a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2011, at age 61. He is currently serving in Hong Kong, China, as the second counselor in the Asia Area Presidency.

Elder Wilson graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in English and American Literature. He later received a master's of business administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

His professional career involved serving as the chief operating officer for Catholic Healthcare West in San Francisco, California, and as chief financial officer for the Northern California Region of Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California. Most recently, he served in Kaiser’s national organization as the senior vice president for Financial and Strategic Planning. Earlier in his career, Elder Wilson was a principal with the management consulting firm of Booz, Allen and Hamilton. He has also been an officer and chairman of the California Healthcare Association, which advocates health care public policy on behalf of California hospitals.

Elder Wilson has served the Church as an Area Seventy in the North America West Area and as a stake president, bishop, and full-time missionary (in Brazil). He married Lynda Mackey Wilson in 1974. They are the parents of four children and have seven grandchildren.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

Only upon the Principles of RighteousnessApril 2012 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Larry Y. Wilson

Full Name Larry Y. Wilson

Born Dec. 31, 1949

Place of Birth Salt Lake City, Utah, United States