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									Dr. Bruce Edward Bloom
1449 Wincanton Drive, Deerfield, IL, 60015 (847) 529-6888 (mobile)

Career Objective
To inspire, coach and lead a team of innovative, committed, passionate, open-minded and talented individuals who collaborate with others to meet critical human needs

CEO ~ Not-for-Profit Sector Senior Management~ Small/Large For Profit Corporations Responsible for all Functional Areas for International Businesses with up to 20+ branches Owner/Operator of 3 Successful Entrepreneurial Ventures Success in Startups, Turnarounds and Continuing Operations

Areas of Expertise
Strategic Philanthropy / Healthcare / Medical Research / Consumer Products / Insurance / Law / Art

Executive Profile
Leadership/Management Success  25 years progressive senior executive experience managing relationships, sales, marketing, research and development, legal, operations, finance, HR and IT for both for-profit and not-for profit entities  CEO for start-up 501(c)3 strategic philanthropies that created new partnership business model to transform the search for cures for catastrophic diseases; formed and managed Executive, Advisory and Science Boards  Excellent coaching and relationship skills led to appointment to senior management merger team during CNA’s $2.1B merger with Continental Insurance Company  Managed multiple broker and agent sales networks with 20 or more branches around the country that serviced over 100,000 individual and corporate insureds  With no prior insurance industry experience took on VP role for CNA’s $100 million Dental Professional Liability Program in 1994 and orchestrated dramatic turnaround to program profitability  Multitasking quick study innovator who sees the big picture and can manage the details, has hit the ground running in turnarounds Fundraising/Sales and Marketing Success  As non-profit senior executive/major gift officer solicited and secured gifts from foundations, individuals, corporations, institutions and VHO’s that delivered over $24M to medical research in the last 3 years  Solicited and secured $5.0 M gift from Rockefeller Brothers Fund to support two healthcare grant programs  Responsible for direct mail, annual campaign, events, cause marketing, and major gift financial development, as well as Board recruitment, development and management  Personally raised over $130,000 as a Board Member for Oral Health America and co-chaired event committee  Managed sales and marketing for startup dental insurance consulting firm building sales from $85,000 to $2.5 million over 3 year period from clients like General Mills, 3M, Ralston-Purina, Mass Mutual and GM Entrepreneurial Success  Created and operated highly profitable national business in partnership with Chuck Jones and Warner Brothers that launched the “professionally focused” animation art market  Founded and co-managed a fine art gallery using a new consignment/partnership model to significantly reduce start-up costs and increase artists’ incomes, that was profitable 12 years in a row

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Employment History
2002-2008 Not-For-Profit Sector o President/Chief Science Officer, Partnership for Cures, 2005-Present-Using unique healthcare/business skills and philanthropic passion to inspire medical research that leads to better diagnostics, treatments and cures for orphan and other catastrophic diseases in two years or less. Innovation created first ever successful treatments for two children’s diseases, ALPS (autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome) and FD (familial dysautonomia) and several breakthroughs for blood cancer and neuromuscular diseases. o President/ Chief Science Officer Goldman Philanthropic Partnerships, 2002-2005 Worked with founders to create and implement the mission, vision and business plan for this start-up private operating foundation; crafted initial partnerships with Mayo Clinic, Harvard, Stanford, Sloan Kettering, and Rockefeller Brothers Fund and many others. Served as Chief Development Officer, and managed Executive, Science and Lay Advisory Boards. Generated over $4.5M in direct research funding and more than $20M of follow-on funding for researchers searching for cures for orphan and other catastrophic diseases. Transitioned this private operating foundation into the Partnership for Cures public charity. 2000-2002 President/Owner-Operator Dairy Queen of Highland Park-Purchased local business to recharge my batteries and reconnect with my family and community after 11 years of 60+ hour work weeks and 50%+ travel. I enjoyed the creativity and working with young adults, getting to know the customers, and eating the ice cream! We implemented a successful fund-raiser program for schools and non-profit organizations. We received Dairy Queen corporate citation for Quality, Value, Service and Cleanliness. I had a triple dip blast working with my wife and 2 kids, and then sold the business to my 18 year old assistant manager who has now completed college while successfully running the business. I sold this business as it was too physically demanding for me and no one in my family was eager to succeed me. 1993-2000 Insurance-Professional Liability, Business Owner, Worker’s Comp and Employment Liability o Senior Vice President, Kemper Casualty Company, 1999-2000-Recruited to this $3 billion mutual insurer to create a new Professional Liability Health Care division. Our team developed innovative B2B and B2C ecommerce programs for before our new division was shut down as the company prepared to go public. o CNA Insurance Company, 1993-1999-Rapidly rose through the ranks of one of the largest insurance companies in the US in diverse functional roles to become Senior Vice President. P&L responsibility grew from $300,000 to $200 million in 6 years based upon success of my teams in demanding assignments. I left this position when I was recruited to Kemper Insurance. o Senior Vice President, 1997-1999- Held complete P&L and operational responsibility for $200 million National Programs Business Unit with more than 100 team members. Created sales partnerships with Oregon Medical Association Program and national Dental, Nursing, Allied Health, Chiropractic, & Optometry associations. Coached terrific team of VPs of operations, human resources, finance, sales, marketing, legal, & IT. o Vice President, 1994-1997- Held complete P&L and operational responsibility for $100 million National Dental Program. Promoted to SVP and served on senior management merger team in key strategic and operational roles during 1995 merger of CNA and Continental Insurance. First noninsurance professional promoted to senior management. Left position via internal promotion. o Director, Dental Loss Control Services, 1993-1994-Dentist-lawyer recruited to overhaul risk management and marketing programs for market leader losing market share to dentist-owned companies. Doubled seminar attendance and helped lower loss ratio and increase market share and profitability within 18 months. Left position via internal promotion. 1989-1993 Director, Professional Relations and Clinical Affairs, Bausch and Lomb Oral Care Division- Senior member of oral care product development team and led clinical research efforts at this $140 million division. Managed 30+ clinical studies in 9 international locations. Cut costs and completion time of clinical trials by 50%. Played key role in FDA review/approval process. Trained company employees worldwide. Company’s chief liaison to ADA and other professional associations. Left this position when company asked me to relocate to Atlanta.

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1983-1989 Co-Founder/Vice President, Midwest Dental Examiners-Managed sales, marketing, IT, legal and operations for startup dental insurance consulting firm with over 60 Midwestern Fortune 500 clients like Pillsbury, Northwestern Life, MONY, John Hancock, Ford and Wisconsin Public Service. Coached and managed staff of 8 professionals and 6 support staff. Left this position for more expansive opportunity with Bausch and Lomb that would better use the law degree I had just completed.

Additional Professional Activities and Community Service
Current Boards-Chairman, Culpeper Healthcare Programs; Member, Northwestern Mutual Financial Services Client Advisory Board; Medical Advisory Board, The LUNGevity Foundation; Vice Chair, Kendall College School of Business Advisory Board; Policy Advisor; Board member, Judy Hirsch Foundation; Science Board; Reviewer, ACS Lung Cancer Grant Program Former Board Membership-Board Member, Oral Health America; Board of Overseers, Forsyth Dental Center; Lay Advisory Board, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; Science Advisory Board, Samueli Institute for Informational Biology; Science Review Board, American Cancer Society; President of District 109 School Board Caucus Former Consulting Activities-Clinical Research Advisor, Colorado Biogenix, Inc.; Seminar Presenter, Educational Designs; Professional Relations Advisor; Lanmark Group, Inc.; Research Advisor, Princeton Dental Resource Center; Clinical Research Advisor, Optiva Corporation; Associate Director of Clinical Research, National Patent Development Corporation, Professional Speaker-Over 275 presentations and speaking engagements worldwide, including TV and radio appearances. Host of Clinician’s Roundtable on ReachMD, XM 157, the Channel for Medical Professionals, with focus on medical research, medical-legal issues, healthcare public policy. Community Service- Personally funded and managed an “all in one day” construction of $35,000 playground at suburban Chicago non-profit day care center, as well as $40,000 one day restoration of the miniature golf course at the non-profit Lamb’s Farm residential facility serving more than 250 people with developmental disabilities Lecturer-University of Illinois College of Dentistry; Facilitator, Pathways to Successful Living Publications- Author of philanthropy, risk management, coaching and personal growth and research related publications in professional journals such as Journal of the American Dental Association, Journal of Dental Research, and Canadian Dental Journal.

Education / Awards / Personal
Juris Doctor-IIT Chicago Kent College of Law (1987). Graduated in top 10% of class – Order of the Coif and Scarlet Key Societies. Chief Justice Moot Court Society for two years. Doctor of Dental Surgery-University of Illinois Medical Center (1981). Graduated with highest honors. Received a number of awards, including University of Illinois Alumni Award, AAOMS Oral Surgery Award, ASDC Pediatric Dentistry Award and Paul M. Sarron Award for highest clinical standards and patient care BS-Biology (Honors), University of Illinois (1979). Mortar Board Society. Personal-Resident of suburban Chicago. Happily married since 1980-2 wonderful children. Community theater actor and director. Marathon runner. Recreational men’s league ice hockey goalie. Life and business coach. Amateur magician. Volunteer reader for Recording for the Blind. References on Request

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