- Assistant Director of Campus Safety
Tyrone Wicks brings to Oberlin College an extensive background in public safety, encompassing more than 20 years of experience. Prior to his appointment at Oberlin College, he held the position of National Field Operations Manager, overseeing the delivery of technology solutions teams primarily in Florida and Texas for esteemed clients such as Samsung, Best Buy, Walmart, and Acer. Wicks has had a distinguished professional career, having served and retired as a Florida Sheriff's Deputy, where he fulfilled various roles within the Sheriff's office, including School Resource Officer duty and involvement in federal and state task forces.
Currently, Wicks holds the esteemed position of President of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Campus Safety Administrators, which stands as the largest association of Campus Safety professionals in the nation. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Oberlin Heritage Society's Board of Trustees.
Notably, Wicks has deep-rooted connections to Oberlin College as an Oberlin native with familial ties to the institution spanning several decades. Having previously worked in the Oberlin College Campus Safety Department as a Supervisor, he eagerly looks forward to perpetuating his dedicated service to the Oberlin Community.