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Bernice Washington    

President and CEO of BJW Consulting Group, LLC

Bernice J. Washington learned from her life experiences and lifted herself from the smolding cotton fields of rural Louisiana to corporate boardrooms. Bernice shares how to envision your dream, set your goals, and attain what might seem impossible.

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BERNICE J. WASHINGTON is President and CEO of BJW Consulting Group, LLC. She is a nationally recognized successful businesswoman with more than three decades of experience in sales, marketing and management. Washington is a retired executive from Bayer Healthcare, an International Healthcare Company. Her responsibilities included sales and marketing of more than $50 million annually of diagnostic healthcare products to key clients.

She has earned the coveted title Motivational Speaker Extraordinaire because of her ENTHUSIASTIC and dynamic delivery. This powerful speaker offers practical tools for maintaining a positive attitude and performance improvement in todays competitive and changing marketplace. Audiences respond by choosing to be their personal best after hearing Bernices inspiring presentations. Clients say that she IGNITES THE FIRE WITHIN.

WASHINGTON is the stone that when dropped in water creates a vast expanse of ripples, influencing the lives of others, figuring out difficult issues, creating solutions, and connecting multiple business and social communities. She has an innate ability to connect with people professionally and personally and a natural talent for public speaking, translating complex ideas into easy to understand concepts. At the same time, she demands a disciplined approach to reaching objectives, evaluating results, and measuring outcomes. With a distinctive style and persona, her passion and commitment to seeing a job through and never yielding to challenges has given her the reputation as a force of nature.ce Development Committee Chair).

Often referred to as the "Energizer Bernice", her contributions have not gone unnoticed. Many coveted awards have been bestowed upon her in recognition of her outstanding civic contributions.

She is married to Lt. Col. (Ret.) Lymon Washington, Jr. for 27 years and has two children, Andrea Renee and Michael Benjamin.

Bernice is a sought after television and radio talk show commentator who has been featured in magazines and news stories. Mrs. Washington holds an M.B.A- University of Missouri (Economic Policy and Public Planning); is a Registered Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP) Research Hospital and Medical Center- Kansas City, Missouri; has a B.S. from Southern University-Baton Rouge, LA in Bacteriology/Microbiology and is a Certified Master Coach by the Behavioral Coaching Institute and is a member of The International Coaching Council (ICC).

BERNICE J. WASHINGTON is a highly regarded keynote presenter and is a faculty member at The Governance Institute. The Governance Institute is an organization serving not-for-profit hospital and health system boards of directors, executives, and physician leadership.

She is a veteran trustee having served on Texas Health Resources Boards for nearly 20 years. In addition, Washington has served on more than 18 other boards of directors holding major leadership roles on most and is a member of Women Corporate Directors.

She serves on the Boards of Directors of: American Hospital Association, Regional Policy Board Texas Health Resources (THR) DFW Airport Board Regional Transportation Council North Texas The Salvation Army Dallas Advisory Board


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