The Honorable Mayor Bernard Featherman is a full-time resident of Highland Beach and previous Secretary of Villa Costa Condominium Association. Mayor Featherman was the president of several manufacturing and wholesaling companies, and remains a partner in a steel service firm. After retiring as a business leader, he became the President/CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for two cities in Maine. Mayor Featherman has served as national President of the Association of Steel Distributors, and was on the US Small Business Administration National Regulatory Advisory Board. Mayor Featherman is past Chair of the County of Philadelphia Mental Health Board, and has served on numerous charitable, educational, and civic boards. Mayor Featherman is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and spent much of his years in Kennebunkport, Maine, where his wife Sandra was president of a university in a nearby town.
Mayor Featherman has a B.S. Degree from Temple University, attended its Business Graduate School, Temple University Law School and the Wharton School of Banking Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mayor Featherman served as Mayor of Highland Beach from 2011-2017, President of the Highland Beach Democrat Club, President of the Boca Raton Shrine Club 2019- and Vice President of the Beach Condo Association since 2017.