Bernard B. Beal
Board Member and CEO, M. R. Beal & Company
Bernard B. Beal is Chief Executive Officer of M. R. Beal & Company. Beal founded the firm in 1988 following a successful career of nine years in municipal and corporate finance at Shearson Lehman Hutton. Beal has served on numerous boards and authorities including the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Securities Industry Association, Public Securities Association, the National Association of Securities Professionals, Carleton College and the National Foundation for Affordable Housing. Beal served as Chair of A Better Chance. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the SIFMA Committee on Diversity and serves as the incoming Chair the SIFMA Foundation for Investor Education. Bernard Beal earned an MBA in 1979 from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Palo Alto, CA. Three years earlier he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.