Bernadette Kane, Executive Vice President, based in Georgia, joined the organization in 1994 and has over eighteen years experience in the retained executive search arena. Bernadette’s functional specialties include senior level executive leadership assignments in operations, marketing, finance, supply chain and Board placements across the hospitality, foodservice, retail and manufacturing industries. During her tenure, she also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for The Elliot Group. Additionally, Bernadette spearheaded Elliot Productions and Elliot Events including the highly acclaimed Elliot Leadership Conference series for The Elliot Group. Prior to joining the Company, Bernadette had over ten years in direct marketing and country club management. Bernadette is a member of the Georgia Restaurant Association, and a member of Women’s Foodservice Forum and served as a member of the Executive Women’s Summit Planning Committee and member of the Alliances Committee. Bernadette is a graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science degree. Bernadette and her husband, Gerard, reside north of Atlanta, Georgia with their two sons.