Mr. Bernard has 25 years of experience within the financial services field, working with businesses, individuals and municipalities. He graduated from Central Connecticut State University where he earned a degree in business administration. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) and a Registered Financial Advisor. Mr. Bernard holds a license for Life and Health Insurance and a Series 63 Blue Sky registration. He also maintains a Series 7 General Securities registration, as well as the Series 24 Registered Principle registration. Mr. Bernard is a member of The Financial Planner Association, Immediate Past President of the Madison Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of the Madison Rotary Club, and is currently serving on the Advisory Board of the Grove School in Madison.Previous service includes Past Board President VNA Community Healthcare in Guilford, member Board of Directors VNA services in Madison, Past President and Board of Director member for the Rotary Club of Madison, Chair of theof Ad Hoc Committee for Senior tax relief in Madison, member Selectman’s Council for Youth Substance Abuse. He lives in Madison with his wife Carolyn, and their three sons, Christopher, Devin, and Hunter.