Dean Bruce Retires as Council Member for the Town of Spencer, IN

[March 20, 2024 – Drew Flamion, PE, Partner and Project Manager – Evansville, IN]

Dean has served the Town of Spencer as a Council Member and served on a variety of boards and positions over the past 30 years.  On Friday, March 15 the Town came together to celebrate Dean as he steps into retirement. Colleagues and friends gathered to honor the legacy of a true steward.

In 1994, when Dean Bruce was first appointed to serve on the Spencer Town Council, he told the Spencer Evening World newspaper that he was especially interested in taking part in the process of planning for the future.

Throughout his tenure, Dean has held many pivotal roles, each marked by exemplary leadership and a passion for driving positive change and growth. From spearheading groundbreaking projects to mentoring the next generation of professionals, he has consistently exemplified the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Dean holds an MBA in Strategic Management and Business Policy and has used his education and personal experience to help wisely manage the Town. Dean’s vision and decision-making is in great part what has prompted continued investment in the Town, allowing for growth and enhanced quality of life for the community.

In addition to his achievements, Dean is admired for his compassionate demeanor and willingness to go above and beyond to support his community. His impact extends far beyond Town Council meetings, touching the lives of all those fortunate enough to have crossed paths with him.

The staff of Commonwealth Engineers is proud to have worked directly with Dean and the Town Council, seeing what visionary leaders truly are. Looking back to his 1994 statement to the Evening World, Dean has certainly achieved his goal of moving the Town forward. Dean, we congratulate you and we and the Town thank you. You certainly have left your mark and made the Town a much better place!