Bruce has spent the past 20 years working within the insurance software industry. He has a solid core understanding of the insurance vertical, with exposure and knowledge in the agent, wholesale and carrier channels. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Bruce has personally owned several businesses, including a small-town independent insurance agency he and his son co-own. Bruce leverages his experience in his present role as vice president of industry relations for Vertafore. He is frequently published and featured in national trade publications and is a regular speaker within the industry. Bruce is generally considered a thought leader and advocate for the independent insurance distribution channel.