Author Larry Minnix was CEO of Wesley Woods, a comprehensive senior organization, and CEO of LeadingAge, a national association of nonprofit providers. He was recognized as a Top 50 Leader by the Non-Profit Times, and Top 50 Influencer of Aging by Next Avenue. When he retired in 2015, Leading-Age named its Leadership Academy after him. He is on the Board of Trustees of AG Rhodes and on the Board of Directors of Trinity Continuing Care. Minnix is a United Methodist clergy. He is married to Dr. Kathleen Wright Minnix, historian and author. They reside in Avondale Estates, near Atlanta and have two sons and daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. Minnix is a speaker on healthy aging and consults with nonprofits on governance and strategic planning.