March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: James Bernardo 2002


  • Title: President/CEO
  • Company: Candela Systems Corporation
  • Location: Somers, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: White Plains, 1968

Family: Single
College: WCC
First job outside of real estate: Master electrician
First job in real estate or allied field: Director of energy-efficient lighting division, ML Systems ( A division of Alcoa Aluminum)
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Over the next 2 years I intend to install fifty, “Segura Systems,” my patented lighting telemtry system which provides electronic compliance and building safety solutions to commercial and industrial facilities, commensurate with the official launch of my second company, Safe Passage Systems Corporation
Hobbies: Building custom cars, traveling, bungee jumping and all terrain vehicles
Favorite book: “How to think like Da Vinci,” by Micael Gelb
Favorite movie: “Devil’s Advocate”
Person you most admire (outside of family): Leonardo Da Vinci
Key to success: Hands on Approach to day to day operations; staying involved