A communications professional with nearly 25 years of experience, Jolie Bernard creates meaningful, purposeful, and impactful relationships between stakeholders, partners, organizations, and communities on regional, national, and even global levels.  

As Principal Owner and Chief Strategist at The Bernard Group, Jolie leads a firm that offers comprehensive communications and branding services. Among its accolades, The Bernard Group received a PRSA New Orleans Chapter Anvil Award in 2021 and 2022. In January of 2023, Jolie was named the inaugural Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. Woman of the Year. 

Beyond branding, Jolie has built a successful portfolio developing and facilitating effective strategies to systematize sustainability and solvency for an array of entities—from government officials to celebrities, professional athletes, corporate partners, and small businesses. 

“My mission is anchored in living selflessly and working tirelessly to create positive outcomes for as many people as possible,” says Jolie. 

In addition to her executive leadership role at The Bernard Group and in several non-profits across the country, Jolie is also the founder of four non-profits of her own: The Future Forward Foundation, Alton J. Dugas Foundation, The Soapbox Campaign, and The Monarch Society. A results-driven collaborator in all of her work, Jolie prioritizes growth and returns on investments for every client and organization she supports.

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