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Bruce Leech

Class of 1978, Chicago, IL

Bruce Leech is a 1978 Finance graduate of Michigan State University, and a Spartan through and through.

He founded CrossCom National in 1981, which focuses on the installation and service of telecommunications and data systems for large national retailers. Over the next 25 years, he grew the company to be one of the leading IT services firms for retailers, while also developing a UK office. He recapitalized the firm in 2004 but retained a position on its board.

Bruce now works with other business owners, helping them with their business transition and financial planning strategies. He co-founded evolve, a membership organization for business owners to enhance their value, harvest their wealth and live their life. He also does a lot of work in the non-profit area with Solidarity Bridge, an organization sending medical teams to Bolivia, and with Living Water and their work with clean water programs in Third World countries.

Bruce is on the Broad College of Business Alumni Board at Michigan State University and is chairman of the Advisory Board at the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at DePaul University.