Bruce is an observer of people,

a believer in process,

and a solver of problems. 

From his earliest years in business, he has applied creative approaches and a thoughtful style to positively impact the unique situations in which he has found himself.  His intellectual curiosity and ease with the unknown has resulted in an extremely broad range of work experiences.   

 

Education

Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School  1978 - 1980

MBA   2nd year concentration in marketing and market research

Summer Job:  Quality Assurance Specialist, Texas International Airlines 

Rice University

Rice University  1973 - 1977

Double Major in Geology & Political Science

President of the Student Association, Senior Year

Hired as Full-time Development Specialist   1977 - 1978

 

Harvard

Business School

Alumni Involvement

New York Metro Area

President, HBS Club of New York  2008 - 2010 

     Representing over 16,000 area alumni  

 

Board Member, HBS Club of New York  2008 - 2019

 

Board Co-Chair of Annual HBS Club of New York Leadership Dinners  2011 - 2019

     Raising over $10M to support Club pro-bono consulting and social enterprise activities

 

Creator and Co-Producer of the first two Annual HBS Club of New York Social Enterprise Summits  

     New Directions in Non-Profit Leadership  (over 500 CEOs and Board Chairs of New York's leading NGOs and non-profits)  2008

     Innovations that Strengthen Social Services in Challenging Times  2009

 

Co-Producer of first joint HBS/Harvard Law School New York Conference:  Private Interests, Public Issues   2016

Worldwide

Creator and On-Air Host of monthly audio interviews of HBS professors   2008 - 2013

     Available to over 70,000 HBS alumni  

 

President, HBS Social Enterprise Alumni Association   2014 - 2015

 

HBS Alumni Board   2014 - 2016

Early Work History

 

WTTW/Chicago Public Media

Chicago, Illinois

Senior Vice President of Marketing & Revenue     1987 - 1994

*  Responsible for performance of 35 corporate revenue streams, including:  

*  Fund raising to file of over 250,000

*  Major donor solicitation

*  On-air fund raising

*  Corporate and foundation underwriting

*  Licensing

*  International program sales

*  Assigned as Chief Operating Officer of WFMT/Classical Radio & The Beethoven Satellite Network

*  On-air spokesperson during PBS pledge drives

Access International

Boston, Massachusetts

Vice President of Marketing     1985 - 1987

*  Responsible for nationwide sales and promotion of database and financial management systems (software and hardware) to:

*  PBS Stations

*  National non-profits

*  Hospitals

*  Educational institutions

*  Associations

*  Local governments  

New York Air

Vice President of Customer Service     1980 - 1984

*  Initially Project Manager for the start-up of the FAA's first licensed airline under national airline industry deregulation

*  Founded by Frank Lorenzo and Texas Air Corporation

*  Responsible for over 750 customer service employees and management in reservations, station/city management and ticketing, in-flight service and all customer service support activities:  training, quality control, catering, FAA coordination, travel agency ticketing      

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