Bernie leads the Company’s corporate development, sustainability, and investor relations strategies. He is an experienced investment executive and ESG leader with more than 20 years of experience at investment banks, asset managers, and corporates. Most recently, Bernie was at Delaware Ivy Investments where he was Global Equity Analyst, Portfolio Manager, and Energy Team Lead. He has also held leadership roles at investment bank Seaport Global Holdings, solar asset holding company Clean Focus Yield, and investment bank Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Bernie also serves on the Board of Directors of CCVI, a Kansas City nonprofit providing services to visually impaired children. Bernie received a Master of Business Administration from Michigan Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. He holds CFA and SASB FSA certifications.