During his illustrious career, Bruce has been credited with leading some of the travel and hospitality industry’s most prestigious domestic and global brands. Formerly a hotel bellman and now a 30+-year veteran of the hospitality industry, he is a recognized authority on innovative brand marketing and creating a luxury lifestyle image.
Bruce served as the dynamic leader behind many highly successful campaigns for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. As chief marketing officer, his most notable accomplishment was the campaign to “blow the dust off the lion and crown,” which was recognized with multiple awards for its innovation.
He has been recognized as one of “The Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing” by The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). An inductee into The American Marketing Association Hall of Fame, Bruce also sits on many prominent industry boards, including the Luxury Institute Advisory Board.
Principal Consultant/Speaker, BJH Group
Chief Marketing Officer, Loews Hotels & Resorts
Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Kerzner International
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
President, Oceania Cruises
B.A., The State University of New York College of Geneseo
A.A., SUNY Cobleskill