Bruce Branstine is the Director of Planned Giving at the Orange County Community Foundation. As a charitable gift planning specialist and financial advisor with over 26 years of experience, Bruce has helped individuals and families establish optimal gift arrangements for themselves and organizations such as The Salvation Army, the University of Southern California, Chapman University, and Mission Hospital Foundation.
As a planned giving leader, he has educated donors and assisted professional advisors with the process of establishing personalized philanthropic giving plans through wills, trusts, and tax-favored agreements. He enjoys helping people grapple with the complexities associated with wealth and legacy planning.
Before joining the Orange County Community Foundation, Bruce was a planned giving consultant for The Salvation Army in Orange County. Bruce is also a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) Certificate holder. He is a past board member of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Orange County, where he served as the Education Committee Chairman. Mr. Branstine holds his B.A. in economics from San Diego State University, a personal financial planning certificate from UC Irvine and attended graduate business school at Chapman University.