The Rector Group provides world-class finance and strategy consulting services to a traditionally under-served market segment: entrepreneurial, privately held companies.
Bruce J. Rector President and Founder
With a background in engineering and finance, Bruce J. Rector possesses a broad range of professional skills and experience. He has worked with large and small companies across a broad spectrum of industries, including technology, healthcare, biotech, distribution, utilities, and consumer product manufacturing. Bruce has a strong background in working with entrepreneurs dealing with governance, strategy, and liquidity issues.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, with an MBA from the Wharton School, Bruce has established an enviable business consulting record in the areas of strategy, finance and operations, with a proven track record of value adding engagements.
As a strategic financial business consultant, Bruce specializes in financial projections and planning, negotiating with financial counter-parties (both debt and equity transactions), expansion planning, liquidity management. Executive coaching and board-level support is available.
In addition, Bruce can bring important resources to your company through valuable affiliate relationships.
Primary Career Experience:
Unisys Corporation:Finance and Engineering
Sunbeam Corporation: Finance
University of Virginia: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
Wharton School: Master of Business Administration, Finance and Strategy
Broward College (since 2012)
Tower Club (since 2011)
Do you have a challenge or opportunity you would like to discuss? Bruce would welcome an opportunity to have a conversation with you. Contact him today.
What you can count on when you work with us:
- We are honest in our dealings with others.
- We deliver what we promise in our business and personal relationships.
- We always demonstrate commitment and diligence.
- We embrace a team approach to business. Team members think in terms of “we”, not “I”.
- We are fair and even handed in our dealings with others.
- We have a sense of urgency on matters related to our business.
- We are “easy to do business with”.
What Our Clients Say:
Founder of US Spinal Technologies
“Bruce Rector provided valuable support to my company during negotiations to enter into a joint venture with a much larger partner. He was able to assess the financial implications of the proposed relationship, and, working with myself and my outside counsel, was able to help the Company come to agreement with the proposed partner – resulting in a win-win situation for all concerned.”
Founder of US Spinal Technologies
“Bruce provided key support to management in developing its relationships with the board of directors, and in anticipating and addressing financial and liquidity management issues during the establishment of the company.”
Former CEO at PhyTrust, LP.
“Bruce was critical in providing consulting advice to my company during a capital raise, demonstrating that our need for capital was far less than previously anticipated, thus avoiding unnecessary dilution to shareholders.”
“I highly recommend The Rector Group to any organization requiring financial and strategic advisory services. I have had the pleasure of working with and knowing Bruce Rector for the past two plus years and the value he has added to DocuBlue has been significant. The following points provide a summary of what we experienced:
– Robust financial modeling capabilities that has impressed top-tier banking and private equity professionals, who we have been in contact with.
– Strong strategic skills that helped us to develop better and more manageable expectations for our business.
– Total commitment to listening, understanding and working with us which solidified our confidence in having a long-term relationship with Meridian.
– Credibility is everything; therefore working with someone who knows others, and is known by others is invaluable.”
Dirk Ter Horst
“At a critical juncture, Bruce assisted Econofilter to determine the size of its applicable market, to rank the largest worldwide players in that market, and provided tools to assist in negotiating an agreement with these market participants.”
Business and Technology Attorney for Innovative Companies and Entrepreneurs
“Bruce is a top notch business and financial consultant. I have worked with him on several key projects and have been continually impressed with his knowledge base and work ethic. He brings a significantly higher degree of creativity and thoughtfulness to projects than I normally see.”
Managing Partner at James S Mattson, PA
“Bruce Rector takes an engineer’s approach to business planning; i.e., detailed documentation, practical and conservative methodology, and a thorough understanding of the client’s objectives.”