Healthcare executive David Bernier earned his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Marketing from Wayland Baptist University in Wichita Falls, Texas, before becoming Director of Operations for 2d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron in Frankfurt, Germany. David Bernier directed patient transport and logistics movement, and he also served as a military diplomat overseeing humanitarian relief missions and medical aid missions. After three years, David Bernier was selected to join the staff of Malcolm Grow Medical Center as an Executive Officer and Associate Administrator, and he bore direct responsibility for two major construction projects and a $1.1 million reduction in manpower costs, and he was awarded an “Accreditation with Commendation” during a survey performed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. At the same time, David Bernier attended Strayer University in Washington, DC, and completed his Master of Business Administration in 1995. In 1998, David Bernier became the Chief Legislative Officer of the US Air Force Surgeon General’s Office. David Bernier’s many accomplishments in this position include performing strategic planning for 72 medical facilities, the formulation of medical positions on legislative proposals, and reviewing and responding to nationwide healthcare legislation. As a liaison with Congress, David Bernier justified a $62 billion healthcare budget, and he was recognized by the US Air Force Surgeon General’s Commitment to Excellence Award. A Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives, David Bernier received his Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Columbus University in 2000.