-Director of Finance & Operations
As the Director of Finance and Operations, Bernard leads key functional areas (finance, talent operations, general administration) that positively support the organization’s strategy, operational delivery, team coordination and analytical/business modeling needs in order to position NOD as the field’s national premier disability employment resource.
Prior to joining NOD, Bernard served as the Finance and Business Operations Manager at Dechets a l’Or. Based in Guinea, Dechets a l’Or is a holistic solid waste management solution for rapidly growing secondary cities of West Africa that collects and processes waste to produce fertilizer, supply manufacturers with recyclable plastics, and provide households with renewable energy in the form of paper briquettes.
Bernard holds a Master in Business Administration from New York University and a BS from the University at Buffalo.
In his free time, Bernard tutors STEM for the Parris Foundation located in Harlem, NY.