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About Bruce


Bruce A. Thomas is a seasoned executive, leadership and life coach; a masterful trainer; and inspirational speaker. As owner and founder of Bruce A. Thomas Coaching, he delivers flexible, practical, cost-efficient professional and life skills development training, coaching services, and assessment solutions that drives systemic change; enables leaders to master business and leadership competencies; and enables organizational and personal greatness! 

Bruce's passion is growing people, teams and organizations for "greatness."  He launched a Christian faith-based professional and life skills development service that is devoted to inspiring people to discover and fulfill their purpose; create self-awareness and pursue self-improvement; achieve their personal and professional goals; and strive to be great leaders in all areas of life (professional and personal). 

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Bruce received his coaching certification from the Federal Internal Coach Training Program sponsored by the U.S. Government’s Office of Personnel Management.  He is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation and holds certifications in several well-respected leadership and personality assessment instruments.  He’s a partner in the Federal Coach Network where he develops leaders and executives in the federal government.  He is an independent certified coach, teacher, trainer and speaker with Maxwell Leadership Certified Team. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Maryland University College; earned three Associate Degrees from the Community College of the Air Force; and is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute.

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Originally from the Philadelphia area, Bruce served in the United States Air Force for 22 years before retiring in 2003 as a multi award-winning instructor, senior enlisted manager and First Sergeant. He then served in the corporate sector before transitioning and serving in the federal government in management and Director (GS-15 executive) positions. With over 35 years of leadership, executive management, and training & development experience, he showcases a proven record of inspiring thousands of leaders and professionals to maximize their impact through positive influence and transformational coaching. 


Bruce and his "diamond" Isabel have been married since 1988 and are extremely proud parents of three beautiful adult daughters

Bruce's values are summarized in his “G.A.M.E.P.L.A.N." for a victorious life:

Grow self and others for greatness!

Aligned life mission, purpose, values, and ambitions.

Manage a balanced life…embrace the day!

Excellence and integrity as a way of life. 

Power of attitude is contagious.

Love and care for people.

Adversity creates opportunity…seize it.

Nurture and cherish relationship with God and people.

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