Bruce Gernaey is Managing Partner of The Alternative Board, Suffolk County, New York. He has more than 25 years experience leading both entrepreneurial and large corporations and is focused on helping CEOs, presidents, owners and partners create, execute and exceed their personal and business goals. This is accomplished through sales, marketing and management consulting, pre and post employment talent management assessments, executive coaching and facilitating peer boards of business owners.
Gernaey co-founded The Alternative Board TAB® on Long Island. TAB is a selective, by invitation only, membership organization made up of presidents, CEOs and business owners who meet in small structured boards on a monthly basis to increase revenue, improve profitability and operate their businesses more effectively through the accountability of a board of directors. TAB has grown to over 150 members on Long Island since its founding in 1999.
Prior to founding TAB on Long Island, Gernaey was a division marketing director for Olympus Corporation, managing a $1 million marketing budget and growing sales at three times the market rate to $120 million. He served as director of sales and marketing for several companies, growing successful businesses ranging from start-up to large multi-national corporations. During his professional career he has provided sales, marketing, strategic planning and new business development consulting to entrepreneurial and large corporations. Bruce has a master’s degree and is a TAB-certified facilitator and Strategic Business Leadership® Coach.