Managing Director and Cash Flow Solutionist™
Share Business Growth Strategies LLC
Bruce Share has been Managing Director and Cash Flow Solutionist™ at Share Business Growth Strategies, LLC since 1993. He is an expert in Cash Flow maximization using Business Plans, Budgets, and Monitoring as his primary tools, as well as preparing, producing, and implementing effective Business Plans. Bruce has a broad and growing network of professionals in virtually all business categories, which when appropriate, he will refer to his clients with specific needs. He also has a number of strategic relationships with companies which provide bank and non-bank financing options, plus expense and tax savings opportunities.
Bruce's consulting practice focuses on entrepreneurs, small and early-stage businesses, nonprofits, and ongoing businesses with Cash Flow or growth issues. His first client was the Government of Kuwait, which hired Bruce to author and present a 5-day seminar to the Kuwaiti banking industry to help them recover after liberation from the Iraqi occupation.
Prior to founding his consulting practice, Bruce spent 21 years at Bank of Boston, where he was a senior level financial and administrative manager of multi-billion dollar domestic and international strategic business units. During the real estate depression of 1989-1991, he was one of three Strategic Planning Officers who successfully developed a new Corporate Strategic Plan for Bank of Boston Corporation, which was approved by the Board of Directors.
Bruce continues to present his small business seminars on a variety of subjects for SBDC Northeast Region, The Enterprise Center at Salem State University, and independently. He continues to present his 8-session custom-designed seminar titled "How to Start Your Own Business and Make It Successful" for Keefe at Night, the Adult Education Program in Framingham, Massachusetts. He has been a guest speaker to entrepreneurship and finance classes at Babson College, Bentley University, Dean College, Northern Essex Community College, and Fisher College. Bruce facilitated a nationwide conference call on "Maximize Cash Flow as You Scale Your Business" to graduates of Interise's Streetwise MBA™ Program, and he taught International Management to juniors at Fisher College. He has provided pro bono services to a number of non-profit organizations as well.
Bruce has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Long Island University, plus an MBA and Certificate in Advanced Management from Babson College. He has been a Business Plan evaluator in Babson College's Graduate and Undergraduate Business Plan competition for over 20 years, and has been a Coach in Babson's Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. For 6 years, Bruce was Secretary of the Defeat Diabetes Foundation of St. Petersburg, Florida, as well as Secretary of its Board of Directors and the Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Finance Committee and Investment Sub-Committee at his 731-unit condominium association in Sarasota, Florida.