Bruce StebbinsMassachusetts Gaming Commissioner
A native of Western Massachusetts, Bruce most recently served as Business Development Administrator for the city of Springfield. He also served two terms on the Springfield City Council from 2006 through the end of 2009. Prior to joining the city Economic Development office, Bruce served as Senior Regional Manager for the National Association of Manufacturers in the New England region from 1999 through 2010.
Earlier in his career, Bruce served in the administrations of Governors William Weld and Paul Cellucci eventually being promoted to head the Massachusetts Office of Business Development after serving as deputy director and regional director. His government experience included working in the Office of Political Affairs at the White House for President George H.W. Bush.
His commitment to his community has also included serving on the elected school committee in East Longmeadow for seven years and chairmanship of the Board of Trustees of Springfield Technical Community College as well as other non-profit community organizations. He is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.