Bernie Frazier, SPHR is the Founder and President of CAREERCompass, LLC, a speaking and career coaching firm in St. Louis, MO. She also spent almost 25 years recruiting talent to six organizations across four industries, and led the talent acquisition function for four of those organizations, including one global team.
Bernie is the author of the highly acclaimed book, “Your Success is in YOU!: Empowering and Equipping You to Create Your Best Career Ever!”, sought-after speaker, career strategist, and talent acquisition expert. As a speaker, Bernie has presented for numerous businesses and organizations including Wells Fargo, Emerson, Ameren, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, the National Association of Health Services Executives, and the National Black MBA Association, among others.
From Chief Executive Officers to individual contributors, Bernie has coached professionals from around the globe on the fine art of career development and job search effectiveness. She also shares career-related knowledge weekly on K-SDK’s Today in St. Louis, the St. Louis NBC affiliate, has been profiled in the St. Louis Business Journal, and is a contributing writer for Thrive Global.
While she is known for her “tell it like it is” style, Bernie has received countless offers of praise for her ability to identify the heart of a matter and move her audiences and clients to effective action. She has a knack for breaking down information in a way that makes it easy for them to understand.
She believes we all have the power to fulfill our destinies – “It’s in us from birth. Sometimes, it just takes someone else to help us locate it and bring it forth.” Whether it’s in her powerful speaking, coaching, training, through her writings, or on television, you are sure to receive insights that will transform how you view and approach your career, and gain the success you want.
Bernie holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Drake University in Des Moines, IA and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute. In her spare time, she volunteers as the Board Vice President for It’s Your Birthday, Inc., teaches job search skills classes for a local transitional housing facility, and is a member of Gateway to Dreams. She also enjoys physical fitness, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and a really good meal!
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