Lecturer and Director, Professional Master of Human Resource ProgramDepartment(s):
- Master of Human Resources
MS - Human Resource Management, USU, 2012
BS - International Relations, BYU, 1984
MSHR/SHRM Executive Lecture, April 10, 2012
Bruce Boucher is currently the Director of the Professional Master of Human Resource program for Utah State University and is a lecturer in the graduate and undergraduate programs. He is also an active HR consultant and executive coach to several companies. 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 3,000 employees and 1,100 properties.
Bruce is also the President and Partner of Roos Advisors, a Business and HR Consulting Firm. He is a member of SHRM and has been asked to speak at several chapter events on HR issues. He is trained as a DiSC facilitator and in Predictive Index. He has also been a featured panelist at the annual BERSIN Learning and Development conference. He is bi-lingual and has presented to different international HR, Leadership, and Business groups. He currently teaches and consults on Leadership, Compensation, Learning and Development, Organizations, and HR Strategy.
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 6 AMAZING grandchildren.