Bernhard Heine

Bernhard “Bernie” Heine is a Business and Executive Coach at Professional Business Coaches, Inc. (PBC, Inc.), a company he founded to help business owners and leaders achieve their vision. Bernie has more than 30 years of experience working collaboratively with business partners in all phases of business management, restructuring, and transformation, particularly in: strategic planning, marketing and sales, organizational design, engineering consulting, project management, coaching, and facilitation.

Before forming PBC, Inc., Bernie was Executive Director for Strategy and Business Development for eight years at Textron Inc. His responsibilities included: advising senior leaders, facilitating meetings and training sessions, leading strategic planning initiatives, conducting corporate and business strategy assessments, and screening attractive industry and business growth opportunities.

Before joining Textron, Bernie was principal at Alliance Consulting Group, an e-business strategy consulting firm. Prior to that, he worked six years at Coca-Cola in Germany, advising the CEO and his staff on restructuring the German bottling system and implementing new marketing and sales strategies. Before Coca-Cola, he was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, an international management consulting firm (also in Germany).

Bernie started his career at a marine transportation consulting firm where he worked globally as a marine engineer on commercial shipbuilding projects, especially in Japan and South Korea. He holds a BS in marine engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy in NY. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Certified Professional Business Coach with the Professional Business Coaches Alliance, Certified Legal Practice Coach, and Authorized Client Builder Sales Trainer. Bernie has also achieved the “Master Coach” designation from the PBCA in Sales, Coaching, Leadership, Marketing, and Exit Planning.

Bernie is fluent in German and lives with his wife and 2 children in Massachusetts.



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