Bill Bruce

Bill Bruce


Associate Director & Office Lead

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

What is your vision for Knoxville 10 years from now?

To have great projects rather than just ok ones!

What is Knoxville’s Best Kept Secret?


What would you do to strengthen Knoxville?

Make the City permitting process for new development much easier. Also to enact a required street tree master plan for the entire City. Currently the City does not give any credit for street trees located in the right of way. This needs to change!

What is your favorite Knoxville memory?

Moving back to Knoxville after years of being away.

What is your favorite book or what book is currently on your nightstand?

More Than A Carpenter

What is the best advice you have received from a mentor, and who was that mentor?

If you honor God, God will honor you.

What advice would you give to your 16 year old self?

Think bigger than yourself.

Bill Bruce