Bernadette Hunter is a graduate from Marquette University with a degree in Business Administration and a major in Marketing. A native of the Chicago area, Bernadette moved east for a job promotion, and has never left. Bernadette spent several years as a sales manager for Minolta Business Systems enjoying great success in a highly competitive industry.
Leaving the corporate world to raise 4 beautiful, very busy children, Bernadette spent the next 20 years managing their athletic and academic “careers”. When her youngest started high school, Bernadette was offered the opportunity to work for Patti.
As Director of Client Engagement, Bernadette has spearheaded our communications with clients, the media and the community – making sure clients know how important they are, and letting others know what makes Key Financial so different. Her team keeps clients and the community apprised of the latest news and happenings at Key Financial, as well as upcoming events. Her energetic personality has proven to be a great asset as she has tackled the role of event coordinator for team building events for our associates, as well as client functions and seminars. She has also created and runs our highly competitive summer intern program that has proven to be overwhelmingly beneficial to both the interns and our firm!
In her latest endeavor, Bernadette has been the driving force behind The Patti Brennan Show, a biweekly podcast dedicated to helping improve the listener’s net worth with informative and entertaining interviews on various financial topics. Newly launched at the end of 2018, the show has enjoyed considerable success and is available on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify. Be sure to listen in to hear Patti tackle the latest market news as well as the everyday financial concerns Americans may have.