McPherson joins Millennium Strategies
By Max Pizarro | December 13th, 2012 - 2:36pm
| More

Government consulting firm Millennium Strategies today announced that Bernadette P. McPherson, Esq. will be joining the firm as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

In her new role, McPherson will be coordinating Millennium Strategies’ marketing, streamlining business development efforts, and applying her expertise of local and county government to better serve the firm’s clients, according to a release.

“We are excited to be adding Bernadette to our team and expanding our marketing efforts throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania,” said principal Ed Farmer. “Bernadette is a tireless worker with a strong intellect, who can not only help us grow our firm, but also add invaluable counsel to our current roster of clients.”  

Former chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9), Farmer headed up the congressman's successful ground game operations toward his successful re-election earlier this year. McPherson was Pascrell's staunch South Bergen organizing ally.

She has in the past entertained a challenge to state Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-36). At Assemblyman Gary Schaer's (D-36) holiday fundraiser on Tuesday she told PolitickerNJ.com, "no comment."

McPherson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English Magna Cum Laude from La Salle University in 1983. She received her Juris Doctorate from Temple University School of Law in 1986.    

“Bernadette has valuable firsthand experience working as a local and countywide elected official that will help us better serve our clients,” said principal Sue Scavone. “With her extensive network and professional connections, I am confident that she can help our firm reach new heights in 2013 and beyond.”   

In 1999, McPherson was first elected to office as a Councilwoman in Rutherford, New Jersey. She went on to serve as the Mayor of Rutherford from 2000 to 2007. As a member of the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 2003 to 2011, she served as Director in 2004 and 2005 and chaired the Law and Public Safety Committee from 2004 to 2010. Since August 2011, she has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  

“I'm  honored to be associated with Millennium Strategies and its Principals, Ed Farmer and Sue Scavone, who have a proven track record of integrity, quality, and results.  My role with Millennium is a natural extension of my work as a Mayor and a Freeholder, and allows me to continue doing what is important to me," stated McPherson. “Millennium Strategies is one of the best in New Jersey in securing grants and new revenue sources to provide vital assistance  for local and county governments. I look forward to being a part of its continued growth in the future.” 

The Back Room

Was Buono/Silva a precursor to a national Democratic ticket?

An unprecedented number of female U.S. senators (20; 16 of them Democrats) has insiders chatting about a possible all-female national ticket if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton runs for president.

Read More >

Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: April 23, 2014

Colorado politicians invite Christie to experience 'Rocky Mountain High'Colorado politicians slapped back at Gov. Chris Christie after he questioned their Rocky Mountain quality of life under the rule of legalized marijuana.“Whether it’s hiking season or snow season, we invite Gov. Christie to experience Colorado’s quality of life anytime,"  Sen....

Op-Ed

How the City of Paterson became a city in crisis

By HAYTHAM YOUNES As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a lot of candidates running using slogans and empty promises as if they weren't around watching Paterson get to where it's at today. I think it's important that... Read More >

Contributors

(4-23-14) Bridgegate Witnesses Not "RATS" if Testimony is Forced -Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson’s decision last week was covered in most newspapers and blogs as an affirmation of the... more »
(Absecon Island, NJ) --With his shocking win in last year's election, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian emerged as one of the most intriguing figures in the New Jersey political... more »
When it comes to profiling Christie, facts are for wussies (4/10/14) - As the national media stories on our Guv pile up, expect more blunders about the Garden State.... more »
This week I begin a series called Dispatches from Somewhere Else. Based on my on-going experiences as an everyman in New Jersey politics, these Dispatches review the hollowness of... more »

Quote of the Day

Quote of the day

“The good news of tonight is that these problems are fixable.” - Gov. Chris Christie

- PolitickerNJ.com

Poll

Does John Wisniewski lack credibility as an inquisitor because he is politically ambitious?:

Resources

Visit the PolitickerNJ.com/resources page for links to the best collection of information on New Jersey state government.

 

  • Polls
  • The best blogs
  • Columnists
  • State election results
  • Assembly election results
  • Local party websites
  • And more.

PolitickerNJ.com/resources