Bruce is a 26-year corrections veteran who most recently served as assistant superintendent of custody and operations at Alexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville.
He began his career as a correctional officer in Alexander County and served many of his early years at Western Youth Institution. At Alexander, he served as a unit manager, special affairs captain, accreditation manager an compliance manager.
Wilkes Correctional Center is a minimum-security prison housing about 260 male inmates supervised by a staff of 55 employees.
Bruce is a graduate of Alexander Central High School in Taylorsville.