Bernardo has 30 years of experience gained in five divisions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His career, which has centered on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA), encompasses strategic planning and analysis; natural resources conservation and management; stakeholder engagement; and environmental regulatory compliance. With first-hand knowledge of behind-the-scenes workings of federal government agencies, Bernardo assists clients in navigating the intricate federal, environmental regulations compliance requirements. His consulting experience includes mining, renewable energy, water development, and manufacturing industry projects.