Bernhard is a highly accomplished executive coach and strategic partner to his clients. He has more than 25 years of experience working collaboratively in all phases of business management, restructuring and transformation, particularly in: strategic planning, organizational design, engineering consulting, project management, coaching, training and facilitation.
Bernhard was executive director for strategy and business development for eight years at Textron, Inc. His role included advising senior leaders, leading strategic planning initiatives, conducting corporate and business strategy assessments, and screening industry and business growth opportunities. Prior to joining Textron, he was principal at Alliance Consulting Group, an e-business consulting firm.
Bernhard spent the 1990s in Germany, first as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and then at Coca-Cola advising the CEO and his staff on restructuring the German bottling system and implementing new marketing and sales strategies.