Speaker

Phil Berkaw

Program Director for the City Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) Program

National League of Cities

Biography

Phil Berkaw is the Program Director for the City Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) program at the National League of Cities. He cultivates relationships with local leaders and national organizations to broaden the array of resources available to municipalities, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. Before joining NLC, he was a founding member of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative’s Projects for Cities team, as well as a Teach for America corps member in the Greater New Orleans region.    

Phil has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a certificate in Management, Leadership, and Decision Science from the Harvard Kennedy School. He has a BS in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan.