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Bruce T. Shell
6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Bruce Shell

Personal Data:

Bruce Shell, originally from Raleigh, moved to Wilmington in 1971. He is a graduate of Business Management from UNCW. Bruce and his wife Cindy have two children, two grandchildren and expecting a third in 2016.

During his 25 year career with New Hanover County, he served as Internal Auditor, Director of Finance and as County Manager. He retired in 2012. In 2013, Bruce served as Interim Manager for the Town of Carolina Beach. He previously worked as a CPA with Brand, Perdew, Joyner and Rhyne CPAs, as well as DEG Film Studios as Internal Auditor.

Bruce is serving his second year on the New Hanover County Board of Education. He is a member of the NHC Board of Education's Policy Committee and is the Board of Education representative on the County's Parks and Gardens committee. He also serves on the New Hanover County Schools CTE Vocational Committee.



Terms of Office:

  • Elected to serve a four year term from 2014 - 2018