Bryan W. Berard | Retirement Solutions

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Focus Area: Business Development

Education: Mount St. Charles

Bryan joined the WhaleRock team in 2013 with a focus in Business Development. A native Rhode Islander, Bryan played twelve successful seasons in the National Hockey League before retiring in 2009.

Bryan was drafted 1st overall in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft and was awarded the Calder Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year in 1996-1997. He was a member of the United States Olympic team in 1998, and in the 2003-2004 season he received the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, given to the NHL player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the game of hockey.

In his role at WhaleRock, Bryan focuses on new business development for institutional retirement plans. Bryan’s job responsibility is to work closely with our Portfolio Management Team, Director of Retirement Services and firm Partners to acquire and develop new client relationships for WhaleRock. His primary focus is to grow and retain 401k business; In addition, he spends considerable time cultivating and maintaining relationships on the High Net Worth side. His exceptional communication skills allow him to thrive as a center of influence which furthermore strengthens the bond between the firm and our client base.

In addition, Bryan is the Director of Player Development for the hockey program at his alma mater, Mount Saint Charles Academy, in Woonsocket, RI.