Bruce Rushton is the owner and CEO of The Growth Coach of Northern Delaware, a business and sales coaching company serving Delaware and the surrounding areas. Bruce is certified in The Strategic Mindset business coaching process, which adheres to the standards, practices and policies that the International Coaching Federation has set forth in their Code of Professional Standards and Ethics.
Before becoming a Growth Coach, Bruce served in various positions focused on training independent business owners and developing talent for two Fortune 500 companies. From 1999 to 2011, Bruce worked for the Mac Tools division of Stanley Black & Decker as a Project Manager, Field Training Manager, and Vendor Manager. In 2011, Bruce joined DuPont Pioneer as the Sales Training and Development Manager before being promoted to the dual role of Sales Effectiveness Manager and member of the North Atlantic Commercial Unit Executive Leadership Team. In those roles, he became an expert in business leadership, strategic planning, sales coaching, sales training, leadership training, territory management, as well as sales and marketing execution. In addition to his corporate experiences, Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration as well as a Master of Business Administration degree.
Bruce is also the Founder, President and CEO of the Kool Boiz Foundation. The Kool Boiz Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the purpose of providing educational, financial, and emotional support for boys and young men of color in the Youngstown, Ohio area. The foundation provides $4,000 college scholarships, mentoring programs, and young men’s empowerment conferences as a way to build strong young men. In 2019, the Kool Boiz Foundation was awarded the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s Impact Leadership Award.
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