Bernadette “Bernie” Wallace retired in 2017 after a long career at HanesBrands, as senior manager creative services, brand public relations, social platform content development and later as Senior Creative Manager for the JustMySize and OneHanesPlace websites. Prior to moving to Winston-Salem she lived in New York where she worked for Clairol and Foot Cone & Belding advertising. She was born in Los Angeles and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, earning a BA in Journalism. She is a member of the Reynolda Rotary Club and in addition to The Sawtooth School of Visual Art, serves on the boards at The Forsyth Humane Society and The Winston-Salem Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative.