Born in North Bay, Ontario and moved to Edmonton in 1976. He has a step son Michael who resides in Dubai, a daughter Catherine and a son Patrick. He is passionate about diamond and bullion investing. Enjoys sporting events and traveling.
Served in The Canadian Forces for five years including a tour with NATO. Later he was a construction supervisor, 1984 to 1987.
Bernie entered the Dry-Cleaning industry in 1987 and although retired after a 30 year career, is the past founder and owner of The Press Gallery in Edmonton.
- Bernie is on the board of Edmonton Opera
- An associate member of The Mariner Room of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)
- Bernie was awarded Drycleaner of the year for 2011 by Fabricare Canada.
- Recognized with The Shining Star award for 2012 for his work with The Certified Restoration DryCleaning Network of Detroit for his leadership among its 145 members.
Bernie enjoys sporting events and traveling