The Third Annual Profiles in Success Celebration

Highlighting Character, Chemistry and Caring in Business, Bernhardt Wealth Management Hosts 3rd Annual – Profiles in Success Celebration

Event Will Highlight Entrepreneurial Spirit and Mentorship on November 30

McLean, VA (August 30, 2016) — Bernhardt Wealth Management, a Virginia-based registered investment advisory firm, is pleased to host the third annual Celebration of Profiles in Success at the Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This event, which is slated to draw more than 300 Washington, DC-area business executives and their guests, serves to connect and inspire the subjects of Gordon J. Bernhardt’s profile series “Profiles in Success: Inspiration from Executive Leaders in the PS Event ImageWashington D.C. Area.”

“This event showcases the importance of mentoring the next generation of business leaders,” said Bernhardt, president and founder of Bernhardt Wealth Management, who has been a business owner for more than 22 years. “Over the last decade, corporate greed and lax risk management policies at the nation’s largest financial institutions, along with highly publicized crimes among many individuals and corporations, have resulted in a significant erosion of trust from Wall Street to Main Street. Profiles in Success individuals who exhibit the highest standards of ethics, character and caring, and who serve as entrepreneurial role models for our future executives and business students,” says Bernhardt.

Keynote Speaker
Author, speaker and living Broadway legend best known for her record-breaking run on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera, Sandra Joseph will be the featured presenter at Celebration of Profiles in Success. Her story inspires audiences to pursue their dreams and reach for their own highest level of performance in life and business. Having played the leading role of Christine Daaé for 10 years and more than 1,000 performances – longer than any other actress in Broadway history – Sandra ends her messages with a selection of the most universally beloved songs from the show.

Event Information
The event will kick off with heavy hors d’oeuvres and networking, followed by inspirational video interviews with 10 Profiles in Success participants who are also nominees for this year’s Profiles in Success Award. The celebration will culminate with the impactful words from Sandra Joseph. This event is open to the Profiles in Success Community, clients of Bernhardt Wealth Management and business owners, CEOs, key executives and their spouses and guests. To register for the event and/or to learn more about Profiles in Success, please click here.

Companies interested in sponsoring the event can find more information on the website by clicking here.

Current 2016 Sponsors

Dinner/Program Sponsorship

Dinner/Program Sponsorship

Photo Booth Sponsorship


Cocktail Sponsorship

C2 Essentials Logo

Silver Sponsorship

CST Group Logo

Signage Sponsorship


Past Award Winners
Phil Panzarella, 5th Grade Simple (5GS) co-founder and partner – 2015 Winner
Jerry Wolman, Eagles and Flyers owner – 2014 Winner

About Profiles in Success
Designed to inspire current and future small business owners, Profiles in Success is a collection of profiles that highlights personal stories and words of wisdom from a diverse group of business leaders in and around the Washington, DC, area. The profiles cover a wide and varied array of successes and innovations with an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and a positive spirit. This motivational book provides a much-needed venue for celebrating business owners and executives who conduct themselves in an ethical and commendable fashion. Readers can learn from the lessons of others while examining their own values and administrative styles.

About Bernhardt Wealth Management
Bernhardt Wealth Management is an investment advisory firm that helps you make informed decisions about your money. Gordon Bernhardt and our team of professionals understand the particular needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. We have developed a consultative approach to assist with all aspects of wealth management, including investment management, retirement planning, tax planning, philanthropic giving, estate planning and other complex financial issues. We are committed to developing a long-term relationship with you built on a foundation of ethics, service and trust. Our focus is on your financial goals so you can focus on creating a quality of life that reflects your deepest values.

To find out more about the Profiles in Success Celebration, contact Bonnie Armstrong with any questions at or call (703) 356-4380.

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