Bernard has an extensive business background, having worked globally as an executive in everything from a high-tech startup to multibillion-dollar financial-services companies and several manufacturing companies. He has succeeded in teaching government leaders to apply business best practices to the work of government. Bernard has a degree in mass communications and journalism from the University of Portland.
An Oregon agency found ways to cut the time it takes to do background checks by more than half. With inefficient processes and duplicative services rife in government, that's just the beginning of the journey.