Entrepreneur, musician, community leader
A Cape Cod resident since 1991, Bert has had a varied career which spans hospitality, technology sales and consulting, web development, community service, and, of course, music. He is currently CEO of the Cape Cod Technology Council, Director of Community Engagement for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Blue Economy Foundation, and an active musician.
Cape Cod Technology Council
Bert currently serves as CEO of the Cape Cod Technology Council, a regional organization that provides technology leadership in entrepreneurship, education and policy. Prior to becoming CEO in 2018, Bert served on the Board of Directors in many capacities, including President, since 2009.
Photo: Bert (middle) with Cape Cod Tech Council Board members Rich Riker and Mark Ameres, and Baxter the robot.
Bert applies over three decades of entrepreneurship, business development, web design and development, marketing, and learning development into a consultancy that help clients connect the dots, realize new possibilities, streamline processes and procedures, and more effectively communicate their story.
Cape Cod Blue Economy Foundation
Bert is the Director of Community Engagement for the Cape Cod Blue Economy Foundation, working to build a sustainable, eco-friendly future for the Cape Cod region.
Bert is an accomplished guitarist and composer, playing with his own jazz and blues groups throughout the region. He recorded Imaginary Journey in 2013, and a new album, Light of the Son, released in 2020.
Bert currently serves on the Boards of Wellfleet Preservation Hall (President), the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative (Advisory) and the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator.
Photo: Seth Rolbein, Cape Cod Commercial Fishermans Alliance; Bert; Masssachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito; former ARC President Rob Doane; (unknown). Aquaculture Resource Corp. in Dennis, MA.