Bernard J. DelGiorno
Bernie DelGiorno is proud to state that he was born, raised, educated, and employed all on the South Side of Chicago. Combining this with his philanthropic passion for educating the next generation, his mission to create opportunity is what drives him to mentor young professionals. His journey began on the South Side of Chicago in the Hyde Park neighborhood, where he has lived all his life. While at the University of Chicago, Bernie received both his BA and MBA, after graduating from Calumet High School. Over the years, he has mentored thousands of high school and college students through internships and dedicated his life to numerous philanthropic endeavors benefiting educational institutions on the South Side. Bernie specializes in stock valuation and macroeconomic trend analysis for a global financial services firm. His involvement with Advice Beyond the Classroom is broad but mostly focuses on mentoring the students for internship placement and professional behavior guidelines. Bernie plays an integral role in the growth and development of ABC’s most outstanding participants.