Channell Wilkins has worked in public service for most of his career at the municipal, county, state and federal levels. He was a Senior Executive for New Jersey’s Department of Human Services as well as an Executive Director at New Jersey’s State Community Action Association. He then moved on to run the Office of Head Start for the United States Department of Health and Human Services. He also served as the Director of the Department of Community Services for Palm Beach County. Currently, he is the CEO of OCEAN, Inc., a community action agency. Channell is adept at improving outcomes for the populations he serves while ensuring the most cost-effective and technology-driven solutions. He is active in many civic and professional organizations.