1st PLACE | $15,000 grant
Kelly V. Robinson is the owner and CEO of Messianic Care PLLC, a small health care business providing vaccination clinics within the Twin Cities. She is also a nurse care coordinator for Westat Research, supporting participants locally through Rise, Inc., and former president of Black Nurses Rock—Twin Cities Chapter.
Kelly, an experienced registered nurse for the past 28 years, began her career in Atlanta, Georgia, working in post-op orthopedics, oncology, pain management, behavioral health/research and the operating room. She spent 16 years as a clinical educator for Medtronic Restorative Care Division, educating physicians and nurses on implant techniques for implantable pain management devices.
Kelly is the mother of two young men, Dwayne and Christopher. Dwayne is an adviser on corporate trusts accounts for Computershare under Wells Fargo. Christopher proudly serves in the U.S. Air Force, supporting pilot training at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, Arizona.
Kelly’s passion and personal mission as a servant leader is to provide awareness, resources and health care education to Black and Indigenous people and other people of color under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.