Mr. Edwards is an organizational, executive and personal leadership development consultant with over thirty-five years of leadership experience. From 1993 to 2014, he served as Executive Director of the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency and, since 2013, he has been President of the Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers. Prior to this, he was Executive Director of the Northeast Florida Private Industry Council; Regional Manager of the Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security; and held numerous administrative and programmatic roles in the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services (now known as the Department of Children and Families). Mr. Edwards is past Chairman of both the Community Action Partnership and the Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition boards, and former President of the Florida Association for Community Action. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Public Administration degree.