Bruce MacDonald is on the Board of Directors for the 26.2 Foundation. He is a communications consultant based in Harwich Port, MA. Prior to his move to the Cape, he was a 20-plus year resident of Hopkinton, MA, where he and his wife raised their three children.
From 2005 to 2016 he served as head of communications for Accion, an international nonprofit dedicated to microfinance and financial inclusion, where he was responsible for positioning, branding, media, events, publications and executive and development communications.
Prior to Accion, he managed analyst and investor relations, media relations and international marketing communications for U.S. and European technology companies, spending nearly a dozen years living and working abroad. He has served as SVP of a Boston-based public relations firm specializing in crisis communications, and worked for nearly 10 years as a journalist and magazine editor in both Boston and London. He has won awards for his writing in both the U.S. and U.K.
A native of Boston, he holds a B.A. in English Literature from Drew University and a Masters in international public policy from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.