Bruce Hitchman, MBA, CLPF
Partner and Professional Fiduciary
Bruce began his professional career working as a securities trader for First Interstate Capital Markets, Inc. focusing primarily in fixed income securities. Bruce's position with First Interstate soon migrated to a position in London, where he led the trading desk for U.S. government securities.
After working in London for four years, Bruce began a position with California Federal Bank in Los Angeles. He then continued to work in Los Angeles for the next eighteen years serving in capacities such as Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President for the Treasury for several banks. In 2008, Bruce decided to join his wife in her new, expanding business as a Professional Fiduciary.
Bruce has now been with the firm for over ten years. He is co-principal of the firm and oversees work product quality, all while managing a large caseload himself. Bruce’s incredible work ethic and dedication help establish Hitchman Fiduciaries as a premier group.
Bruce strives to produce focused and highly personalized services to Hitchman Fiduciaries’ clients.
Bruce attended California State University Long Beach and graduated with a Bachelors’ Degree in Geology. Later, he graduated from the University of Southern California, where he obtained his Masters of Science in Business Administration. Bruce also obtained certificates in Professional Fiduciary Management for Conservators and Trustees from California State University, Fullerton.
- Orange County Bar Association
- California Licensed Professional Fiduciary
Always generous with his time, Bruce has volunteered extensively throughout his career and some examples of this include:
- Served eight years on the City of Anaheim Investment Advisory Commission and with five years as Chairman. Bruce was appointed by City Council following the Orange County bankruptcy.
- Served three years on board of directors of Ethiopia Reads. Ethiopia Reads is a Non-Profit Organization whose mission is to promote literacy and build libraries in Ethiopia.
Just for Fun
Bruce enjoys spending time with his wife of nearly 40 years and quality time with his family. He can be found with a dog resting on his lap any weekend.