Bruce C. Kusch was serving as chief academic officer of LDS Business College at the time of his appointment as president on January 31, 2017. He will take office on April 17, 2017.
Kusch was business management professor at BYU-Idaho where he also acted as associate academic vice president for curriculum and associate dean of online programs. He is a former business executive and worked in high-tech and strategic management positions. He served on the board of directors of a software startup company and saw it through to successful acquisition.
Kusch also serves on the board of trustees for Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from DeVry University and a doctorate in instructional design from Idaho State University.
He served with his wife, Alynda, as he presided over the Mexico Cuernavaca Mission from 2012 to 2015. They are parents of four children.