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Gaylon Morris

Southwestern '88

Live Like Lou Trustee

Gaylon Morris has been developing and advancing policy solutions through strategic partnerships and alliances in both the public and private sectors for over 25 years.

In 2010, Gaylon launched MorSolutions, a public affairs firm based in Washington, DC, specializing in advocacy and alliance development. During this time, he also served as a senior policy and advocacy advisor to The Conafay Group, focused primarily on alliance development. Prior to these roles, Gaylon set the advocacy agenda for a major research-based pharmaceutical company and helped forge strategic alliances around key patient education and health policy initiatives with major national and international health policy associations, professional societies, and patient advocacy groups. He started his career at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he worked in a variety of public policy and public health positions, with his final role serving as a senior advisor to the CDC Director on policy and communication strategy.

Gaylon became a member of the Texas Gamma Chapter of Phi Delta Theta at Southwestern University, where he earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Economics. He also has a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Arts in Literature from Georgia State University.

Gaylon lives with his husband Rick in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania.