Meet the Raving Software Team: Bruce Heinlein

By October 23, 2017 February 21st, 2019 About

Bruce Heinlein is the Vice President of Raving Software

As part of our “Get to Know Us” series, we’ll have a short Q&A with each team member so you can get to the people within Raving Software better. This week, you’ll get to know a little about Vice President Bruce Heinlein.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AT RAVING SOFTWARE?

A: I am the Vice President at Raving Software.

Q: WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE WORKING AT RAVING SOFTWARE?

A: Most recently, I was a pilot and ground instructor with Flight Safety International at the Wilmington, Delaware, Flight Center. Previous to this, I was a Federal Executive with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and an Air Force Officer for 26-years.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

A: I hold two baccalaureate degrees from the University of Southern California, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from Air War College.

Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED AT RAVING SOFTWARE?

A: I was a founding member of Raving Software, so my work with them began in March 2017.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING AT RAVING SOFTWARE?

A: I love the passion for the work and the culture of “service.”

Q: WHAT WOULD YOU DO ON YOUR IDEAL OFF DAY?

A: Spending a cool fall day with a 10-mile run, followed by time with my Bride and with our children and grandchildren at the house.

Q: DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS? IF SO, WHAT KIND?

A: I don’t have any pets, but my Bride has a beautiful yellow Labrador retriever Duchess, a cat Princess, and, of course, the company mascot, Tommie the turtle.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE?

A: “The Quiet Man.”

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK?

A: Though not a book, “Rip Van Winkle” is an annual fall read for me and my grandchildren…but they don’t know it yet.

Q: WHAT IS AN ITEM ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

A: I don’t believe in bucket lists. They are confining and limiting. However, I would like to spend a quiet week in Hawaii with my Bride, with time to spend running along Diamond Head Road and with our great friends there.

Q: WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD?

A: An Air Force officer.

Q: WHAT ONE FOOD DO YOU WISH HAD ZERO CALORIES?

A: Steak.

Q: HOW MANY PLACES HAVE YOU LIVED? WHICH WAS YOUR FAVORITE?

A: I’ve lived too many places to count. I can’t pick just one, but living in Pasadena, Maryland, makes me feel truly home.

Q: WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT?

A: Barbara’s smile.

Q: WHAT DOES TRUE LEADERSHIP MEAN TO YOU?

A: True leadership is Servant Leadership.

 


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