Bernd is the President / Owner of TAB Hampton Roads which services the Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Chesapeake area in South Eastern Virginia. LeaderConnect Consulting LLC specializes in supporting owners of small- to medium-size businesses to achieve their personal and company vision for a successful and secure future.
Bernd is a graduate of Fachhochschule Dortmund/Germany where he completed the degrees of B.Sc. – Mechanical Engineering and MBA. Bernd’s career facilitated several global overseas assignments and he’s called Virginia home since 2001. In over 25 years in the global equipment industry he held Sales, Marketing and Service Support positions with closely held U.S., Canadian and German companies, while working in Management and Executive positions directly with the owners.
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