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Doug Bernard

Business Transaction Advisor

Phone: (717) 740-5496
Mobile: (412) 491-9998
Office: Pennsylvania East


Douglas is an entrepreneur, investor, and former investment banker with 8 years of experience in the capital markets, small business, entertainment, and hospitality industries spanning startups to mature companies.  He is VP of Content Strategy and Co-founder of Third Wave Pictures, an independent film production company with a focus on features budgeted $2 to $6 million, where he leads transaction structuring (equity, debt, production incentives, minimum guarantee sales), film packaging, contracts/negotiations work, and sales agreement execution.  Douglas is also Managing Partner and Co-founder of The Proper Group, a food & beverage group that develops, finances, and executes concepts budgeted $1 million to $5 million.  Prior to Third Wave and The Proper Group, Douglas was an investment banker at RBC Capital Markets covering clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, having served in a research, quantitative modeling, and execution capacity on over 100 transactions valued at $2.0 billion.