Bruce served as the Republican representative for the 66th Assembly District in the California State Assembly from 1994 to 2000. He was later appointed by President George W. Bush as the Regional IV Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration from 2001 to 2009. Bruce is also a three-time delegate to the 2000, 2008, and 2012 Republican National Conventions. In 2012, Bruce served as presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s regional campaign manager. Since 2011, Bruce has served as President of Regional Centers Holding Group, Inc. (RCH), one of the most successful and unique EB-5 business operations in the U.S.