Wilmot Collins is the Mayor of Helena, Montana. Born in Liberia, Collins arrived to the US as a refugee in 1994. He was elected Mayor in 2017, defeating a four-term incumbent to become the first black person to be elected the mayor of any city in the history of Montana since statehood. Collins is also a Child Protection Specialist with the Montana Department of Health and Human Services; an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Montana, Helena College; and a U. S. Navy Reservist. He holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management.