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George L. Bernstein

George L. Bernstein, American lawyer, accountant. Bar: Pennsylvania 1957; Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania. Recipient Humanitarian award State of Israel Bonds, 1989.


  • Bernstein, George L. was born on February 22, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leon B. and Elizabeth (Seidman) Bernstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1953. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1956.


    • Accountant Laventhol & Horwath, Philadelphia, 1950-1990, executive partner, chief executive officer, 1980-1990. Chief operating officer Dilworth, Paxon, Attorneys, 1991-1994. Chief Financial Officer, CAO HFA, Inc., Executive Search Consultant, 1994—2002.

      Management consultant, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1957. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    National chairman professional division State of Israel Bonds, 1988-1990. Co-chairman board trustees American Jewish Congress, Philadelphia, 1988-1990. Board directors Mann Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia.

    Trustee Einstein Health Care Network, Philadelphia. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (council 1976-1979, 81-87, strategic planning committee 1986-1990, vice president 1986-1987, board directors 1981-1984, committee small and medium sized firms 1978-1980, MAS executive committee 1971-1975), Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (president 1976-1977, com.m on past president, chairman MAS committee, long-range objectives committee, budget and finance committee), Locust Club (president 1990-1992, executive committee, board directors).



    Golf, walking, music, theater.


    • Married Phyllis Wagner, June 27, 1954. Children: Harris, Lisa.
    • father: Leon B. Bernstein
    • mother: Elizabeth (Seidman) Bernstein
    • spouse: Phyllis Wagner
    • children: Harris Bernstein
    • Lisa Bernstein
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    • 1953
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1956
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1950 - 1990
      Accountant, Laventhol & Horwath
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1991 - 1994
      chief operating officer, Dilworth
    • 1994 - 2002
      Chief Financial Officer
    • 2002
      management, consultant