Don Haskin, Foundation Board Member

Don Haskin was State Director of Community Development for Citi in Pennsylvania. He joined Citi in October 2006 and oversaw the corporation’s foundation activities in the Commonwealth as well as its community development partnerships.

Notable partnerships that Haskin has helped to create at Citi include the “Philadelphia Post-Secondary Success Program” with the Philadelphia Education Fund and the Ace Foundation, and the “Financially Hers” program with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Delaware Valley.

He also served as co-chair of the Urban Affairs Coalition’s Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Task Force and is a member of the Executive Committee of Entrepreneur Works, a non-profit dedicated to helping aspiring entrepreneurs develop their business plans and obtain micro financing.

Earlier in his career, Haskin was a writer, editor and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and served for nearly 10 years as public-affairs director of PNC Bank in Greater Philadelphia, where he was responsible for initiating the bank’s 20-year sponsorship of the Philadelphia Flower Show.

His community service has included terms as president of Delaware Valley Grantmakers and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He is a member of the Central Board of Settlement Music School and has also served as chair of the board of the Center for Literacy.

Haskin is a graduate of Temple University and lives with his wife, Lynn, in the Old City section of Philadelphia.