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Barbara Bruce

Front Desk Receptionist, Talent & Culture

Barbara Bruce is the front desk receptionist in Talent & Culture for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she provides front office support to clients and associates.

Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Bruce was an operations assistant for Child Advocacy Services Center, Inc. dba The Children’s Place, where she assisted in the onboarding of new employees, helped in the training and accreditation of new employees and contractors, and monitored education and accreditation requirements for existing employees. Earlier, Bruce was a patient care coordinator and medical assistant for Blue Springs Family Care, where she identified and assisted in addressing patients’ needs through evidence-based guidelines for immunizations, preventative exams, and laboratory testing, as well as tracked the progress and procedures that the physician had ordered.

Bruce is a nationally certified phlebotomy and EKG technician and has a diploma in medical assisting from WellSpring School of Allied Health.