November 2015– Bruce took part in a TEDxTalk at the College of Wooster. The event’s theme was “green light” and speakers were free to interpret the topic as wished.
October 2015– Panel moderator Bruce Hendrick, president and CEO of RBB Systems, told students at the opening session at Shisler Center that the manufacturing companies from the outside look like “big, nondescript buildings (where) you can’t tell what’s happening inside.”
August 2015– After years of managing various businesses, Wayne County native Bruce Hendrick opens up about his mother’s struggle with mental illness and his unlikely rise to various leadership roles, even while facing various struggles.
July 2015– On My Own, Recollections of an Unlikely CEO by Cuyahoga Falls native Bruce Hendrick is, in the main, the story of a good-hearted, ordinary boy, maybe a little more mischievous than some.
May 2015– Bruce Hendrick, recipient of Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50, a celebration of Northeast Ohio’s top executives and in recognition of their talent to effectively build and lead innovative and “smart” organizations.
April 2015– Local author and business owner, Bruce Hendrick of Shreve, Ohio has recently published his debut memoir, “On My Own, Recollections of an Unlikely CEO”, an honest and often humorous retelling of the Akron area boyhood adventures that helped prepare him to lead others over the past 30 years.
September 2014 – People who get promoted aren’t better people, they are just doing the right things. That is what RBB Systems CEO and president Bruce Hendrick told the group that gathered in the meeting room at the Wayne County Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 17 for the Young Professionals’ Professional Development Luncheon.
September 2014 – In the church, leaders must step out, take responsibility and guide others through life. However, many of today’s church leaders have never been taught how to lead. They are often thrust into that role and asked to lead by faith. Northside Baptist Church is hoping to develop the skills and abilities of those in positions of leadership within the church through the upcoming series. Led by Northside Baptist Church director of ministries Bruce Hendrick, the seven-part Leadership Development Series, which begins Oct. 1, will provide valuable insight into leadership in the church and the community.
January 2014 – The “Quality Growth” award is presented to a business that has demonstrated commitment to enhancing Wayne County’s economic future and quality of life. RBB was selected because of its transformation from a contract manufacturing “one-stop-shop” to a highly laser-focused niche business that satisfied a specific market need.
October 2013 – Bruce Hendrick, CEO of RBB Systems and Building Trust, LLC, wears many hats. Literally. He is generally a recognizable figure. He’s the guy in the hat. Hendrick first put on a hat because he liked the way he looked in it. Apparently, he wasn’t alone.
RBB Receives 2013 Leading EDGE Award for Value Creation in Northeast Ohio
May 2013 – RBB was among an elite group of 101 Northeast Ohio mid-sized companies to be recognized at The 2013 Leading EDGE Awards on May 23 at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio. In its seventh year, this prestigious award was developed by The Entrepreneurs EDGE to recognize value-creating, mid-sized companies in the region.
February 2013 – “Bruce Hendrick stepped in and saved RBB Systems.” Awarded the Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing Award, Bruce Hendrick committed RBB to transform itself from a contract manufacturing “one-stop shop” into a laser-focused offering that satisfied a very specific market need.
April 2012 – Bruce Hendrick shares insights regarding experiences with the University of Akron Wayne College. Building Trust has trained many staff members at the College and Bruce also serves on the College’s Community Advisory Board.
April 2011 – Bruce Hendrick was featured on the “Into the Future” portion of PBS’ NEOtropolis weekly program. Bruce explained about RBB’s innovative approach to small batch electronic assembly work and small business optimization.
Bruce Hendrick Honored to be in Attendance of President Obama
February 2011 – On Tuesday, February 22, President Barack Obama and members of his cabinet traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, where the White House will convene a Winning the Future Forum on Small Business in association with Cleveland State University and northeast Ohio economic development organizations JumpStart and NorTech. In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of the need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build our competitors in order to sustain our leadership and secure prosperity for all Americans. The Forum will be an opportunity for the President and his economic team to hear directly from small business owners and leaders about their ideas for how America can continue to grow the economy, put Americans back to work, and win the future.
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February 2010 – After more than 30 years of doing business much the same way at RBB Systems Inc., Bruce Hendrick, the company’s president and CEO, decided it was time for a change. And this wasn’t going to be a minor tweak or a fresh coat of paint. It would be a transformational process that would touch every aspect of the business.
February 2010 – Leadership comes in many forms, as Bruce Hendrick discusses at the Keim Lumber Woodworkers Appreciation Night how people can be great leaders in their workplace.