George C. Bruce
Mr. George C. Bruce is the grandson of the founder of Aladdin Middle East, Ltd. He was graduated from the University of Kansas in 1977 with a BA degree in history and comparative literature and a minor emphasis in geology. In 1980, Mr. Bruce received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Washburn University.
Mr. Bruce served as general counsel for Aladdin Middle East Ltd. from 1980 to 1990 and became the Chairman of the company in 1991. In addition to his experience in Turkey with Aladdin-Middle East, Ltd., Mr. Bruce has been active in oil and gas exploration and production in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Idaho, and Kentucky, New Mexico and Colorado as well as Canada, West Africa and the Caribbean in his capacity as CEO and general counsel for Aladdin Petroleum Corporation.
In addition to his business experience with Aladdin Petroleum Corporation and Aladdin Middle-East. Ltd. Mr. Bruce serves as the managing member of Southwind Energy, LLC; Sterling Water Systems, LLC; Kinless Investments LLC, and Oreod Partners and is a Director of Manifest Energy, LLC and Cross First Holdings, LLC.
Mr. Bruce is a former partner of Hall, Pike & Bruce, and is a former managing partner of Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer, LLP., where he continues to serve as counsel. His legal practice focuses on traditional and alternative energy; securities, financial, real-estate and international matters.
Mr. Bruce is a Trustee of Trinity Academy, a founding Ruling Elder of Heartland Community Church and has serves various community capacities including Treasurer for Congressman Todd Tiahrt, Kansas 4th District. Mr. Bruce lives in Wichita, Kansas with his wife Pam. He has 4 children who are currently living In Washington D.C., Philadelphia, PA. and Palo Alto, California.