Bruce brings thirty years of experience serving corporate boards and executives, including as an industry practice head for three of the world’s largest executive search firms. Seven years ago, Bruce founded Parker Snowe, an executive search firm focused on serving the CEO and executive team needs of select clients. Previously for sixteen years, Bruce co-led global industry practices at Spencer Stuart and Russell Reynolds Associates and led a global industry practice at Heidrick & Struggles.
Earlier in his career, he served for seven years with Kidder, Peabody, an investment banking firm, where he helped clients around the globe execute mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and capital markets offerings, in both public and private markets. Bruce has worked extensively with board members, private equity owners, CEOs, and other senior executives across the globe. He has represented both the largest and smallest of companies, and all forms of ownership: privately held, publicly traded, mutual and reciprocals.
Bruce earned a master's degree, with distinction, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin. He currently serves as a founding member of the board of directors of the Wolcott School, and until recently, he served as a member of the board of the Southeast Chicago Commission and the Francis W. Parker School.