Bruce T. Newell has recently accepted the position of President and CEO of MANTEC, the Industrial Resource Center (IRC) of South Central Pennsylvania.
Mr. Newell has been involved in manufacturing since leaving Deloitte & Touche in 1994. Most recently, he has been serving as co-owner and operator of American Manufacturing & Integration LLC, a business he co-founded in 2007. During his tenure at AMI, he has helped grow the company from a start-up to a 40+ person firm serving OEM customers in the Eastern United States.
Throughout his career Mr. Newell has been an advocate of manufacturing and education and their importance to the Pennsylvania economy. He presents frequently to schools, K-12, about the opportunities and careers available in manufacturing and STEM.
Among the organizations which Mr. Newell has served are:
- Penn Trafford School Board of Directors (serving 12 years, including terms as Board President & Vice President)
- Penn Trafford School District Strategic Plan Committee
- Norwin Rotary Club
- Boy Scouts of America (Scoutmaster)
- Junior Achievement (Ambassador)
Mr. Newell is a graduate of the Indiana University of PA where he majored in accounting and finance and the University of Pittsburgh where he received is EMBA. Mr. Newell and his wife Heather currently reside western PA. They have two children attending college in Arizona and Florida, majoring in nursing and Russian respectively.