Todd Bernstein

Todd Bernstein

Founder & President

Todd Bernstein (Founder & President) has devoted his career to public service. In 1995, after working for fifteen years at all levels in government and in politics, he started Global Citizen, a non-profit organization, which promotes volunteer service and sustainable civic engagement. In 1994, as state director for then Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Harris Wofford, Todd helped Wofford and Atlanta Congressman John Lewis start the National King Day of Service through federal legislation. In 1996, he founded in Philadelphia the nation’s first and largest King Day of Service and has served as its director for the last fifteen years. From 2006-2008, he was director of the King Day of Service National Expansion Initiative through the Corporation for National and Community Service in Washington, D.C. In 2008, Todd started MLK365, a Global Citizen program, which provides year-round service opportunities, workshops, and helps design and implement sustainable volunteer programs, particularly for businesses. In 2012, Todd was named a White House Champion for Change. A graduate of Ithaca College, he studied for his Masters of Government Administration degree at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Center of Government.