Bernice began his career with BFS Industries in 1991 as a clerk in the shipping and receiving department. In 1992 he was promoted to purchasing agent and has continued in this capacity to present. Over the years Bernice has met many professionals throughout the industry which has evolved into great friendships. He enjoys golf and spending time with family and friends at the coast in his leisure time. He and his wife are blessed with three children and seven grandchildren. Bernice prides himself on being a big Carolina Tarheel fan.