Bruce’s lifetime commitment to public service began with his first job out of college at an inner-city school district. After law school, he joined the Los Angeles Public Defender’s office and then worked on political campaigns at the national, state and local levels. He went on to become the District Director for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. A resident of Menlo Park, he was an elected Trustee of the Menlo Park School District and served on the Board of Directors of Public Advocates, a public interest law firm that works on issues of housing and education equity. He currently serves as Immediate Past President of Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills. Bruce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley.