Professor K. Bruce Boucher is currently the Director of the Masters of Human Resources Executive program for Utah State University and is a professor in the graduate and undergraduate programs. Previous to his three-year sabbatical for the LDS Church, Bruce was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Extra Space Storage. During his 14 plus years, Extra Space went from a privately held company with 150 employees and 38 properties to a publicly-traded company with over 3000 employees and 1100 properties.
Bruce is a member of SHRM and has been asked to speak at several local chapter events on HR issues. He is trained as an executive consultant and coach and has been a featured panelist at the annual BERSIN DELOITTE Learning and Development conference. He is also the President of Roos and Associates: an HR and Business consulting firm and a partner in Wall Management – a real estate management company.
Professor Boucher has a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in International Relations and a Master’s of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Utah State University. For three years, he served as the President of the Puerto Rico San Juan Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints overseeing the Church’s efforts on Puerto Rico and 6 Caribbean islands.
Bruce and his wife, Becky, reside in Salt Lake City, Utah and are the parents of 4 children and 5 exceptional grandchildren.
Education and Professional Associations
- Brigham Young University – Provo, Utah, Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations
- Utah State University – Logan, Utah, Master’s of Science Degree in Human Resource Management
- Certified Senior Professional of HR through SHRM. He is a featured panelist and speaker for local and national events, including the annual BERSIN Learning and Development conference.