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Bruce Pontious

Strategic Partner

A thoughtful advisor and coach, Bruce brings his extensive experience in higher education, health care, and senior living philanthropy to serve Benefactor Group clients. He joins the team for campaign feasibility studies, campaign planning and management, and enhancements to development operations.

Bruce has over 35 years of experience in advancement and fundraising, beginning with a stint at United Church Homes. He spent 21 years at The Ohio State University, where he held leadership roles in fundraising for long-term care communities and for health sciences and professional colleges. Before transitioning to a consulting role, Bruce served as associate vice chancellor for university development at the University of Arkansas.

Along with his consulting work, Bruce is an active volunteer, serving at the James Cancer Hospital and with his church community.

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