Kellie Hawkins is Senior Vice President of Englander, Knabe & Allen, Southern California’s leading public affairs company. Previously, under President Obama, Kellie worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services and advised senior administration officials on fiscal priorities; and served as the chief operating officer for the National Health Foundation.
Locally, Kellie served in the administration of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, as executive director of the Commission on the Status of Women. Kellie also worked as an epidemiologist for the Los Angeles County Department of Health’s sexually transmitted diseases program.
Kellie has a degree from Howard University and received her master’s degree in public health from the University of Southern California in 2003.