Bernard J. Audet graduated from the University of Scranton in 1978 with a degree in Business Communications and a minor in Finance. He attended the University’s MBA program from 1978 to 1981.
Born in Williamsport, PA, Mr. Audet’s family-owned and operated a large third-generation farming operation. He learned the value of sound financial planning from witnessing the liquidation of the family’s farm upon the death of his grandfather. After graduating from college, Mr. Audet spent five years with Feibus and Company, a textile operation in Scranton, Pennsylvania and Charlotte, North Carolina. While there, he quickly climbed the ranks from Manufacturing Supervisor to Senior Vice-President of two manufacturing facilities. In March of 1983, Mr. Audet joined CREATIVE to do Strategic Planning for mid-sized family-owned businesses. He developed specialized strategies in Executive Benefits Planning, Business Succession and Estate Planning with industry experience in Construction, Manufacturing, the Food Industry, and Agriculture. Mr. Audet was promoted to Senior Partner in 1987 when CREATIVE expanded into a fully developed financial services firm. His responsibilities include client relationship management and strategic financial planning for many of CREATIVE’s largest of clients. Mr. Audet resides in Haverford, PA and is the proud father of three very successful young adults.