Backstory: Bruce Moore Jr.

October 17, 2016 -  By

lm1016_img_0781-outlinerBruce Moore Jr.

Vice President of Operations
Eastern Land Management
Stamford, Conn.

Education

Trinity Catholic High School
Stamford, Conn.
Class of 2001

Curry College
Bachelor’s in business management
Milton, Mass.
Class of 2005

Work Experience

1997-2001
Eastern Land Management
Stamford, Conn.
Gardener

“From a very early age, I spent a lot of time in the field looking at job sites with my father. I developed a passion for the business even before high school.”

2001-2005
Crew Leader

“I enjoyed working on the labor force with the Hispanic guys. I was learning Spanish in high school, and I was able to use it a lot on the job. I’m not fluent, but I can hold a decent conversation.”

2005-2010
Account Manager

2010-2013
Director of Landscape Management

“It was my first time managing other managers. It was really hard to not just jump in and do it myself. I needed to let those account managers make their own decisions, make their own mistakes and learn from them and coach and mentor them to help them develop further in their roles.”

2013-Present
Vice President of Operations

2014-Present
Boys & Girls Club
Board of Directors

“I was born and raised in Stamford, where both organizations are based. I wanted to give back to the community that gave so much to me.”

2013-Present
Trinity Catholic High School
Advisory Board

Did you know?

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Moore’s father, Bruce Moore Sr. (far left), is owner and founder of Eastern Land Management.

family

Moore and his wife, Lauren, have a 3-year-old daughter, Giavanna, and an 18-month-old son, William. Moore spends his weekends taking his family on walks at the local nature center and playing golf—a passion that might take a backseat to his newborn son, Joseph Edward, for a while.

Words of wisdom

“Create an environment for your people to grow, empower them to make decisions, recognize their achievements and the rest will fall into place.”

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”

“Listen first; speak last.”

“Slow down to move fast.”

“Treat your customers with honesty and respect, and they will reward you with a relationship.”

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About the Author:

Dillon Stewart graduated from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, earning a Bachelor of Science in Online Journalism with specializations in business and political science. Stewart is a former associate editor of LM.

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