Bruce Share has been the Managing Director and Cash Flow Solutionist™ at Share Business Growth Strategies, LLC. for the past 27 years. He is an expert in Cash Flow maximization using Business Plans, Budgets, and Monitoring as his primary tools, as well as preparing, producing, and implementing effective Business Plans. Through a number of partnerships, Bruce offers access to financing assistance including Business Lines of Credit, Small Business loans, Equipment Financing, SBA loans, Hybridge SBA loans (quick financing followed by SBA-guaranteed loans), nonbank financing, plus expense and tax savings opportunities.
Bruce’s consulting practice focuses on entrepreneurs, small and early-stage businesses, non-profits, and ongoing businesses with Cash Flow or growth issues. His first client was the Government of Kuwait, which hired Bruce to author and present a 5-day seminar to the Kuwaiti banking industry to help them recover after liberation from the Iraqi occupation.
Prior to founding his consulting practice, Bruce spent 21 years at Bank of Boston, where he was a senior level financial and administrative manager for multibillion-dollar domestic and international strategic business units. During the real estate depression of 1989-1991, he was one of three Strategic Planning Officers who successfully developed a new Corporate Strategic Plan for Bank of Boston Corporation, which was approved by the Board of Directors.
Bruce continues to present his small business seminars on a variety of subjects for the SBDC Northeast Region, The Enterprise Center at Salem State University, and independently. He teaches an 8-session custom designed seminar titled “How to Start Your Own Business and Make It Successful” for Keefe At Night, the Adult Education Program in Framingham. He has been a guest speaker to entrepreneurship and finance classes at Babson College, Boston College, Bentley University, Dean College, Northern Essex Community College, and Fisher College. Bruce facilitated a nationwide conference call on “Maximize Cash Flow as You Scale Your Business” to graduates of Interise’s Streetwise MBA™ Program, and he taught International Management to juniors at Fisher College. He has provided pro bono services to a number of non-profit organizations as well.
Bruce has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Long Island University, plus an MBA and a Certificate in Advanced Management from Babson College. He has been a Business Plan evaluator in Babson’s Graduate and Undergraduate Business Plan competition for over 20 years and has been a Coach in Babson’s Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. For 6 years, Bruce was Secretary of the Defeat Diabetes Foundation of St. Petersburg, Florida, as well as Secretary of its Board of Directors and the Finance Committee.