Bernard J. Milano
2018 Practitioner Service Award Recipient
Bernard J. Milano is the president of the KPMG Foundation and president of The PhD Project, an organization that has helped quintuple the number of minority faculty members in U.S. university business programs since 1994. He serves on many professional, community, religious, and educational boards including Beta Gamma Sigma, Enactus, Points of Light Foundation, Newark Episcopal Diocese among others. He previously chaired the business school advisory boards at James Madison University, Ramapo College of New Jersey and North Carolina A&T State University. From 2002-2009 he was a member of President Bush’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, he has been appointed to the same Board by President Trump He is the recipient of numerous awards, primarily for his work in promoting academic diversity. Milano holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Temple University and Honorary Doctorates from North Carolina A & T University, Kent State University and William Paterson University. He lives with his wife and two sons in Allendale, NJ. He has four older children and six grandchildren.