Our Team


Bernard Bolka

Senior Vice President - Finance

Office:  Fond du Lac, WI

Focus:  Directs all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, interface with the financial community, financial analysis, acquisitions and ventures, and monitoring of financial performance.

Experience: With over 10 years of financial management experience and expertise, Bernard holds an MBA degree from the University of Notre Dame and a BS degree in Finance and Accounting from Indiana University.

Impressive Facts: Prior to joining Commonwealth, Bernard held various challenging positions as Co-Founder and COO of Modern Dental Care, Inc., in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Strategic Manager for the world leading appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and Senior Accountant for public accounting firm Crowe Horwath, LLP, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Commonwealth is a team who focuses on building a community through uncompromised quality in our design and building, while keeping them affordable for our residents to have a place they’re proud to call “home.”


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Commonwealth has been extremely professional and courteous to the staff and the residents still living in our facility. They exceeded our expectations during the construction project as well as during the renovation of a 1923 school. Both projects have turned out to be beautiful and successful for our community.

Nancy McKenzie, Executive Director , Rhinelander Housing Authority