Bruce is a member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), Tampa Baywatch, and Suncoast Floodplain Society. Bruce graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education (TMR-EMR) in 1978 and holds the position of Territorial Manager for Smart Vent Products, Inc for the past 8 years. He has studied the science of Flood Mitigation and travels the Southeast attending conferences and seminars educating on proper floodplain construction with an emphasis on code complaint flood vents and wet floodproofing techniques. Bruce works with architects, surveyors, code officials, builders, insurance agents, and realtors on a daily basis providing technical support on a wide range of flood related issues.