Bernard leads the development of the creation and management of the partnerships, systems and services needed to scale Interise nationally. Prior to Interise, Bernard served as manager of operations for several commercial real estate holdings for GE Commercial Finance in Boston. In addition, Bernard successfully commanded a start-up division in Downtown Boston with Cintas, in which he performed sales, marketing, and operational management duties. Overall Bernard brings 10 plus years of executive leadership, strategic planning and small business development experience. Bernard holds a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and is a graduate of Duke University – Fuqua School of Business Leadership Program.