Bruce was born and raised in Plentywood Mt. He graduated with a BSBA in Accounting from Eastern Montana College in Billings Montana and is a CPA. He has been the Administrator for the Housing Division since July, 2000. This includes the Section 8 programs and the Board of Housing. He was previously the Multifamily Program Manager with the Montana Board of Housing since June, 1995. During this time he managed the Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs, the Multi-Family Bond Programs and the Reverse Annuity Mortgage (RAM) Program. He previously worked for the Montana Department of Revenue as an auditor for 5.5 years.