Staff

Brian Hawkins

Director of External Relations

Brian Hawkins is the director of external affairs where he aims to convene partners to accomplish shared objectives around the Roundtable’s vision for philanthropy. Prior to joining Philanthropy Roundtable, Brian was the director of free speech initiatives at Stand Together Chamber of Commerce, where he led their free speech policy portfolio. 

Brian is a veteran of the United States Army where he deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom XIV and served a tour of duty in South Korea. Brian earned his Master of Public Administration at George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts from Azusa Pacific University.