Areas of Expertise

Campaigns, Nonprofit Marketing and Digital Strategy, Feasibility Studies & Major Gifts, Strategic Planning, Board Development, Nonprofit Management

Bernie, you are seriously the best, thank you! This is exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks for reading my mind 🙂

–– Kennedy Leavens, Founder of Awamaki

Bernard Baskin  |  Partner Consultant


Bernie Baskin specializes in management consulting, including project management, business strategy, marketing and digital media. His interest in advising clients led him to law school where he focused on international development and corporate law. He practiced in Singapore and Vietnam, advising clients throughout Southeast Asia. He later pivoted into the business world, founding Gatehouse Publishing, a boutique publishing and content development group serving a wide audience including Fortune 500 clients and governments. Bernie has consulted with non-profits since 2014, focusing heavily on earned revenue enhancement, marketing, social impact product development, and fundraising. He recently led a pilot project to generate earned revenue for Arts for the Aging and is currently serving as campaign manager at Manna Food Center.

Education & Certification

Bernie earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston University and his JD from Washington University in St. Louis.


Manna Food, Arts for the Aging, Awamaki, Argenta Community Theater, ACANSA

Community Service

Bernie regularly works with artisan social-impact organizations across the globe. He recently worked closely with Awamaki on a wide range of management consulting projects, as well as a marketing project that included web development, short video production, and design assistance.

Get to know me

In his free time, Bernie usually can be found reading, woodworking, gardening, or riding a motorcycle through the backwoods of Virginia. He has traveled extensively and lived in Southeast Asia for more 7 years.

Favorite Quote

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”  – Antoine De Saint-Exupery