Whitney Baldwin Powell is a native of West Palm Beach. Presently, she is an associate attorney at Cole, Scott, & Kissane, P.A. She attended Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (“FAMU”) where she earned a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Public Administration. She continued her education at the FAMU College of Law and graduated in 2013 in the top half of her class. While in law school, she was awarded the distinguished Percy R. Luney Spirit of Service Award, given to a law student who excels in service to both the community and the FAMU College of Law.
In addition to her service as President of F. Malcolm Cunningham Bar Association, Sr. Bar Association, she is the Immediate Past President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Pi Omega Chapter. She is also active with Palm Beach County Bar Association, YWCA of Palm Beach County, Jack and Jill of America of America, Inc., Northboro Elementary PTO, and Gray’s Temple CME Church. She was named one of South Florida’s Most Influential & Powerful Black Professionals of 2020 by Legacy Magazine. She is the wife of Florida Senator Bobby Powell and the mother of Chandler.