Community leader, advocate, musician
Bert’s career spans community leadership, sustainability, digital marketing, foodservice, and music. He has previously lived in the US Virgin Islands and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and now lives on Hawaii Island.
Cape Cod Technology Council
Bert recently served as 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.
Bert recently served as the Director of Community Engagement for Expedition Blue, the blue economy initiative of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, 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. His recordings include Imaginary Journey from 2013, and Light of the Son, released in 2020.
Bert currently serves on the advisory board of the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative. Past service includes Wellfleet Preservation Hall (Past-President), the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator, the Cape Cod Technology Council and the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival.
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.