Anative of Greenwich, Connecticut, Bruce received a BA in History from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and an MA in Architecture from the University of Miami.
Bruce Barone, Jr. has focused his education and career around his interest in both politics and design. Bruce’s exposure to New Urbanism, architecture and real estate development shaped his career as a real estate entrepreneur, while his ongoing passion for politics and charitable pursuits led to his segue into the fundraising world in 2013.
As a leader in social media, non-profit fundraising and event planning, Bruce has developed a reputation by providing strategic marketing, public relations, and fundraising services to non-profits, political campaigns and the small-business community in Southwest Florida.
Bruce’s unique background in New Urbanism and design melded with his experience in non-profit marketing and fundraising has led to the launch of TiegerBarone.
“TIEGERBARONE is at the cutting edge of PR, Politics & New Media in Southwest Florida. Based upon our unique skillsets we are able to provide our clients with expertise from the private and public sector, giving them a competitive advantage unlike our competitors. ”
With a commitment to service in the local community, Bruce has been an officer and director for the St. William Council Knights of Columbus and currently serves as chapter administrator for Legatus of Naples.
Bruce is currently the regional representative for the Naples Chapter of the Congress of New Urbanism, member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors ® , the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council. He is also a founding advisory board member for the Pope Francis Children’s Home & School based in Naples, Florida and Ghana, Africa.
Bruce and his wife Lauren welcomed their son Bruce, III in 2015. The three live in Naples with their dogs, Maximus and LaLa.