Bruce Theriault joined CPB as Senior Vice President, Radio in February 2007 from Bolder Strategies, a Boulder, Colorado-based consulting firm for nonprofit organizations he founded and headed. Theriault's recent experience in public broadcasting also includes stints as a co-Managing Director of Public Radio Capital, which he helped launch as a separate operating organization, and at the Station Resource Group, where he directed the planning stage of a major strategic services initiative for public radio.
Theriault spent 13 years as Senior Vice President of Public Radio International, where he directed activities in business and contract negotiations, strategic planning, communications, affiliate relations, broadcast services, satellite radio, and new business development and played a central role in content and network development for public broadcasting's online application service provider, Public Interactive.
Other highlights of Theriault's career include managing KTOO-FM and KRBD-FM in Alaska, where he co-founded and served five terms as President of Alaska Public Radio Network, and helped establish and then served three years as Chairperson of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB).
Theriault holds an M.A. in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, as well as certificates from several other advanced study programs. He earned a B.S. Degree in Education from Southern Connecticut State University, with a minor in Psychology.