About Bruce Winner
Bruce Winner is the Director of the Government Training Academy and the Training Source, within the Los Rios Community College District. Bruce is a gifted trainer and program designer/developer who has created a series of programs that leverage evidence-based findings from the behavioral and cognitive sciences to improve workplace performance. His specialties include measuring the value of training and training based on using empirical findings from the social and behavioral sciences.
He has worked closely with CALHR, CalSTRS, DGS, DMV, and a dozen other California state agencies over the last 20 years using training, consulting, coaching, and ROI evaluation to improve organizational performance.
Bruce was the founder and president of the American Brewers Guild, the nation’s first brewing school for the brewpub and micro-brewing industry and worked for several years for University Extension, UC Davis managing training initiatives in business, food science, and agriculture. Bruce began his training career in West Africa and spent six years there as an agricultural extension agent and project manager for the Peace Corps and USAID where he promoted oxen as an intermediate technology development solution. Bruce has an MBA from the University of California, Davis.
Bruce speaks to businesses, public agencies, and associations in California and around the nation. Call him about speaking to your organization or association about new and practical findings from the social and behavioral sciences and how they can have a transformational effect in your workplace.