Nichelle A. Mullins has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Health Center, Inc. (COHC) since 2015. Charter Oak Health Center is a federally qualified health center that was founded in 1978 and provides quality comprehensive health care to the underserved population regardless of their ability to pay. Ms. Mullins is responsible for managing a $26 million budget and overseeing all operations for the facility which serves over 18,000 patients annually in 10 licensed sites within the city of Hartford.
Ms. Mullins was initially hired as the Chief of Compliance and Legal Affairs for COHC. She has extensive legal and teaching experience. Ms. Mullins has a B.A. in Political Science, African and African American Studies from the University of Michigan, a Masters in Health Care Administration from Walden University, and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Syracuse University. She is an ordained minister and currently serves as an appointed member of the State of Connecticut Citizens Ethics Advisory Board and the Governor’s Healthcare Cabinet Committee.