Edward Sean Robinson is an accomplished social services community advocate and grassroots servant leader. A native of Detroit, Michigan, and raised in the heart of Ann Arbor’s historic community. Edward has lived in Bakersfield, California since 2018 where he worked as a Social Services Worker for Kern County Aging & Adult services in the In-Home Supportive Services division. From his tenure with the agency to date, his hands-on, result-oriented servant leadership is focused on empowering communities to get the results they deserve. Edward is not a career politician, but he places great emphasis on listening to the needs of community members and stakeholders that he serves.
Edward graduated from Hampton University with his Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice/Criminology and is currently pursuing his Master’s of Social Work from the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University. Edward proudly served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Rifleman, where the importance of teamwork, communication, and mission preparedness was reinforced. He is the President, CEO, and practicing social services advocate of Edward S. Robinson Enterprises LLC; a for-profit California Limited Liability Corporation, seeking to bridge the gap between nonprofit, and government agencies with the constituents they serve.
With nearly a decade of experience working with nonprofit and government agencies in addressing community needs through civic involvement initiatives; Edward has proven himself to be a relentless advocate for the communities he has served. He has received numerous acknowledgments for his leadership, including being elected in 2019 as the Third General Trustee to the Kern County Employees’ Retirement Association board, on behalf of over 20,000 active, deferred, and retired members and their beneficiaries. Currently, he serves at The Mission at Kern County, which focuses on providing chronically homeless or at-risk individuals the tools to become healthy, functioning, members of society. He has a vision towards a future that improves the quality of life for those considered to be individuals of a vulnerable population.