First-Round Judge: Bernie Stone

About Bernie Stone

Bernie Stone is the Managing Owner at Strategery Holdings, and the President at Strategic Scouts Consulting where he solves clients’ challenging problems to Bring Order to Chaos.

Bernie is a dedicated volunteer and plays an active role in many organizations including FedTech, NASDAQ Mentor Makers, Veterati, is a Member of the Iowa Advisory Committee for USGLC, and is a Collaborator for Gino Wickman’s “Entrepreneurial Leap”. He is the founding City Leader for Bunker Labs Des Moines where he equips, mentors, and connects Veterans and Military Spouses with resources to get them on the path to a successful business.

A retired Army Officer and Afghanistan Combat Veteran, Bernie served overseas for fifteen years and received the Republic of Lithuania’s Medal of Merit – that country’s highest military honor.

Bernie Stone - First Round Judge for the 2023 InnoVenture Challenge