Bruce is a Sonoma County native. Born in Sebastopol and raised in Santa Rosa. He grew up in a horse riding family and was a member of the riding club Rincon Riders for more than 10+ years. His daily responsibilities taking care of the family horses, as well as the boarded horses, helped shape his dependability and work ethic.
Bruce’s interests include water-skiing, dirt bike riding, hunting, off road vehicle activities and camping with his family. Bruce is married to Wendy Hollingsworth Stephens and they have one daughter, Sabrina. Bruce, Wendy, and Sabrina live in Santa Rosa and have a good sense of community. They volunteer their time and donate to various school and community projects near and dear to them.