Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Bruce Parsons currently serves Buffalo Rock Company as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In his current position, Bruce is responsible for overseeing the financial operations, financial reporting, accounting, information technology services, management information services, aviation services, security and other administrative support functions of the Company. Bruce joined Buffalo Rock as Executive Vice President in January 2011, and later that year was also named the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. In addition, Bruce serves as the Secretary of the Company and was recently elected to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Buffalo Rock, Bruce was a partner with the law firm of Burr & Forman, LLP, practicing primarily in the areas of corporate & securities, as well as, mergers & acquisitions. He also served as outside corporate counsel to Buffalo Rock for a number of years. Prior to joining Burr & Forman, Bruce worked with the law firm of Maynard, Cooper and Gale, P.C.
Bruce attended Huntingdon College, graduating with Bachelors’ degrees in Management, Computer Science and Religion & Philosophy. After graduation, he began his career with BellSouth Corporation, working in a variety of positions in the controller’s organization as well as the systems group, where he was involved with the design, development and operation of computerized accounting and financial control systems. Bruce also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Samford University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago.
Bruce and his wife Florence have three daughters. His oldest daughter, Marie, is a graduate of Auburn University and is currently pursuing her PhD at Miami University – Oxford. His daughter Anna is attending Auburn University and his youngest daughter, Lauren, is in high school. Bruce and his wife reside in Birmingham and attend Briarwood Presbyterian Church. His other interests include travel and woodworking. He is an avid hunter and archer.