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Randy Bernhardt is the president of Bernhardt Consulting Co.  He served as the chief administrative officer of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation from 1999 to 2013.  While at the organization, Bernhardt was responsible for the organization's Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accreditation and Charity Navigator 4-Star, exceptional rating.  He was senior vice president at the National FFA Organization from 1995 to 1999.  Bernhardt was a regional director at the National FFA Foundation from 1992 to 1995.  He has raised more than $38.6 million as a consultant and while working as a non-profit executive.  Bernhardt has held the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential since 2000.  He earned a MS at the University of Illinois and a BS at Michigan State University.


Annual Giving • Board Development • Cause Marketing • Contract Development • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) • Development Plans • Employee Incentive & Compensation Plans • Endowments • Event Planning • Financial Management • Fundraising • Grant Writing • Human Resources • Licensing Contracts • Marketing & Communication Plans • Mission, Vision & Strategic Planning • Media Relations • Nonprofit Legal Issues • Nonprofit Start-Up • Performance Review Systems • Public Relations • Reorganization • Sponsor/Donor Stewardship • Succession Planning • Training and Mentoring • Workshop Presenter

"You are incredible in the work that you do. You facilitate relationships flawlessly.”
Katie Carpenter, Director, New York Agriculture in the Classroom

The Wheel

The wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axial bearing. It is one of the main components of the wheel and axle which is one of the six simple machines. Wheels, in conjunction with axles, allow heavy objects to be moved easily facilitating movement while supporting a load. Wheels are also used for other purposes, such as a ship's wheel, steering wheel, potter's wheel and flywheel. A wheel greatly reduces friction by facilitating motion by rolling together with the use of axles. In order for wheels to rotate, a movement needs to be applied to the wheel about its axis, either by way of gravity or by the application of an external force. Bernhardt Consulting Co. and our expert services will help your organization be more successful by facilitating movement in an ever-changing, dynamic world. (Wheel photo courtesy of S.A.Sallows, Albuquerque, NM. ©Copyright 2023. All rights reserved.)

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