Board of Directors
George Bernard, Jr.
Director and Business Advisor
George Bernard Jr. has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Currently, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bennington Asset Management, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor. Previously, Mr. Bernard was Executive Vice President & Director of Eastern Point Advisors where he oversaw the firms’ development strategy and business operations, including investment management and marketing. Prior to this, Mr. Bernard was Vice President and National Institutional Sales Manager for fee-based advisory services at Allmerica Financial, a Fortune 500 diversified group of insurance and financial services companies.
Mr. Bernard has held several other senior-level positions at PNC Bank Corp, Moors & Cabot, Inc, Gruntal & Co, Inc., Tucker Anthony & R.L. Day, Inc., and Moseley, Hallgarten, Eastbrook & Weeden. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University.
Donald P. Hearn
Donald P. Hearn brings extensive institutional marketing and business development experience in the financial services to HealthView Services. Most recently Mr. Hearn was the Senior Managing Director for New Business Development for FundQuest providing fee-based programs for financial institutions. During this time, Mr. Hearn personally negotiated multimillion-dollar relationships with major institutions such as JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and USAA.
Prior to this, Mr. Hearn served as President of Digital Lighthouse’s Financial Services Division and as Executive Vice President and Operating Committee Member at U.S. Trust Company in New York. During his five years at U.S. Trust he led the firm’s mutual fund asset management and services businesses through a period of rapid growth. After the division was sold to Chase Manhattan in 1995, Mr. Hearn remained with the unit for four more years as Chairman and CEO. Mr. Hearn has also held senior sales, marketing and strategic planning positions at The Boston Company, Dalbar and the Bradford Trust Company.
Al Minahan is a Senior Policy Advisor at Preti Strategies. With 30 years of experience as an advocate, policymaker and strategist, Al uses his long record of success across New England to serve his clients’ best interests.
Since his election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1977, Al has been a persuasive force among the region’s leaders in business and in politics. After seven years’ service as a legislator, Al began his public policy and communications business, where he has since represented and advanced the interests of his clients at the difficult nexus of commerce and government. Mr. Minahan works with his clients to plan long-term public affairs strategies, stake out policy positions and craft effective messaging at crucial junctures. His contacts across industries and agencies are an invaluable resource in achieving lasting results and growing his clients’ businesses.
Mr. Minahan is a graduate of Holy Cross College and served for a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH).
Secretary and Corporate Legal Council
Geoffrey Chalmers is an experienced corporate and securities attorney in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Chalmers provides legal services (mostly pertaining to the financial industry) to a number of clients across the country. Mr. Chalmers has served as Vice President and General Counsel of Commonwealth Financial Network, Inc., where he built and operated the compliance department. He also was Vice President and General Counsel of Liberty Real Estate Management, Inc., a property management firm, in years prior. Mr. Chalmers has also provided legal services in a number of capacities including in-house as General Counsel of Continental Investment Corporation, a financial services holding company, as Attorney-Examiner at the Securities and Exchange Commission.