Emilio Benitez, President & Chief Executive Officer


Emilio Benitez, President and CEO has been involved with ChildNet virtually since its inception. He served as the first Chair of its Board of Directors and remained on the Board until January 2007. He was named ChildNet's CEO in November 2007. Prior to joining ChildNet, Emilio was a sole practitioner in his own Fort Lauderdale law firm where he focused on criminal, personal injury and real estate law.
Emilio has been involved in children's advocacy efforts locally and statewide for more than a decade. His involvement includes membership on the Diversity Committee of the Broward County School Board, the Board of Directors of both Family Central, Inc. and Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. and the Broward County Juvenile Justice Board.
Emilio was recognized by Governor Crist in January 2007 with a gubernatorial appointment to the Children's Services Council of Broward County and was elected chair in 2015. He received his Bachelor degree in Latin American Studies from Tulane University and his Juris Doctorate at the University of Florida.
As Chief Executive Officer, Emilio is responsible for the overall operation of ChildNet. He reports directly to the agency's Board of Directors and is accountable for the agency's compliance with Florida Statute and its achievement of its contractual goals.

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