Bernard S. Gluckstern, the Chairman and Founder of both The Fund For An Equitable America, and The Center For Humanistic Global Initiatives, and the author of “America’s Future: Requiem Or Renaissance? – An Agenda For The Transformation Of Our Nation And Ourselves”, has devoted in excess of a quarter of a century to the alleviation of poverty in a host of senior executive and consulting postures of service within the governmental and nonprofit communities.
In such locales as the urban ghettos of New York City, Newark, N.J., Los Angeles (Watts), and Washington, D.C., and in the rural environment of Appalachia, he has formulated and implemented a comprehensive series of strategic initiatives to stimulate economic and community development and augment substantive job creation.
Beyond this realm of activity, Mr. Gluckstern has also been engaged in the provision of corporate development services to hi-tech entrepreneurs and has structured joint ventures and strategic partnerships in the Middle East and in Asia.
Mr. Gluckstern received his M.A. degree from Brown University, (Political Science) a and his B.A. degree from Alfred University (Philosophy). In addition, he served in the United States Marine Corps, during the Vietnam era.
He resides in Washington, D.C. with his extraordinary wife, Lisa.