Georgia Berner is owner and CEO of Berner International Corporation and Berner Energy Recovery, Inc., both privately held, indoor-air energy efficiency and conservation companies. In 1984, Georgia took over Berner International Corporation upon her husband’s death. During her tenure as owner, the company has seen a triple digit increase in growth and profits. Georgia is a recognized advocate for energy conservation, social programs and philanthropy both locally and nationally and for small business leadership. She created to simplify and make sense of the health care debate in this country. Georgia has held board positions for many organizations including the Federal Reserve Bank, the Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, and for the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington DC and currently serves on a number of boards including Catalyst Connection, Children’s Advocacy Center, Economy League of Western Pennsylvania, Adagio Health, Women’s Campaign Forum Foundation and the Pennsylvania League of Young Voters. In 2006, Georgia ran as a candidate for Congress.