Bruce J. MacDonald

Vice President, Communications and Operations

Bruce MacDonald is responsible for managing communications and marketing programs for the CFI. Prior to joining the Center, he served for 10 years as head of communications for Accion, responsible for positioning, branding, media relations, social media, conferences and events, publications, and executive-office and development communications.

Before joining Accion, he managed analyst and investor relations, media relations and international marketing communications for various U.S. and European technology companies, spending nearly a dozen years living and working abroad.  His experience includes serving as senior vice president of a Boston-based public relations firm specializing in crisis communications, and as a journalist reporting on U.S. and European business.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he holds a bachelor’s in English literature from Drew University and a masters from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He lives with his family in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.