15682 Sunrise Trail, Granger, IN 46360 • Home: (574) 210-4655 • Cell: (574) 210-4688 •

Professional Summary
An experienced financial professional with a successful career managing risk, performing due diligence, leading projects and handling time-sensitive, complex transactions. Former Trial Lawyer/Managing Partner, possessing outstanding interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. An effective manager with the skills necessary to direct, train and motivate staff to their full potential

Skills and Abilities

           ·Strong problem-solving capabilities                         ·Financial Trading and Banking Experience

           ·Public Speaking                                                                  ·Proficient in most business software in English

           ·Risk Management, litigation,                                        ·Spanish-speaking as 2nd language

             and insurance experience                                               ·Excellent work ethic                          

           ·Represented both defense and plaintiffs                   ·Strong interpersonal skills      

           ·Former Municipal Lawyer                                                 ·Extremely organized

           ·Insolvency Expert                                                                ·Experienced Traveler

           ·Able to relocate                                                                    ·Married 30 years, 4 Children College Educated           

Employment History
Godfrey and Bernacchi Law Firm - Managing Partner. 27 years.
Precticed of Law in state and federal courts.
Currently retired from law.  Diverse Public Speaking Experience Live Radio Show Host and co-hosted local Public Access Television programs on the law and current legal topics. Ran once for Circuit Court Judge in 2016 47%. Ran for U.S. Congress in 1992 cycle (IN-03, now IN-02).  Taught 8 courses at IndianaTech (INTech) as an Adjunct Professor, 2006-11 at various regional campuses, both Undergraduate, Graduate Criminal Justice, and MBA Level Courses. Answered clients' questions about the purposes and details of complex legal matters, and served over 20,000 clients.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) - Floor Trader, 07/1984 to 12/1995
NAC Trading clearing LInd & Company., and GNP Trading – Chicago, IL
Traded Euro-Dollar, Foreign Currency, S&P, and Options as a Self-Employed Floor Trader and arbitrage-spread speculator. As a member of the New Member Orientation Committee, taught ethics to all new and prospective traders under the supervision of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the National Futures Association.  Also served on the Arbitration Committee -- heard cases, reviewed evidence, and decided dispositions of Member- to-Member disputes involving large sums and complex events.

Chase Bank, N.A – Assistant Regulatory Compliance Officer, 05/1983 to 07/1984 -New York, NY
Coordinated the Bank-wide position on proposed banking regulatory changes published in the Federal Register, by developing a consensus, working groups, creating compliance forms, including the first W-9 forms, letter drafting and comment coordination. Met budgets to obtain the necessary information required by new law and regulations for over 30 million accountholders in compliance with law changes working with business unit managers committee.  Offered "Idea bank" suggestions implemented bank-wide, including giving consumers an option under Reg. E for an ATM Receipt rather than providing a receipt for every transaction.  Initiated two key partnerships across working unit, which resulted in synergy and cost savings. Supported a Senior Executive/Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions, drafting letters for senior executives to various regulators. Analyzed departmental documents for appropriate distribution and suggested action required.

 J.D.: Law, 1/1990
Loyola University of Chicago – Chicago, IL
Student Editor for the American Bar Association's Business Law Journal. Legal Clinic Practitioner with student law license issued by the state of Illinois, handing SSDI claims and Bankruptcy.

MBA: Finance, 5/1983
University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, IN and London UK
London Business School Program Foreign Study Semester

BSFS: International Economics, 5/1981
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service – Wash., DC and Quito, EQ
International study program in Ecuador, 1979.  Student Director of Georgetown University's High School Invitational Model United Nations program. One year intercollegiate sport team participant.  Internships with US House, Senate, and OMB while in college.

References available upon request.

Doug Bernacchi, BSFS, MBA, JD

Doug Bernacchi is seeking employment opportunities focused largely on you and your needs, but where his unique set of skills and experience can be put to best use. He served 10 years as a Board Certified Legal Expert in Consumer Bankruptcy, a Specialist ABC Certified as a legal specialist. He desires to relocate.
In his prior private law practice of 27 years, he handled cases in nearly every area of law required by a individual, family, Estate, municipality or small businesses. Put is his experience on your side now that he is available, having sold his law practice.