Bruce Stach

Bruce Stach
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative Consultant

Bruce Stach began consulting for the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in July 2010.

Bruce’s career included more than forty years involvement in the United States Space programs, both as an USAF officer, retired in 1983, and corporate executive, retiring from ITT Aerospace/Communications Company in 2003. During his time in the USAF, he was part of the National Reconnaissance Unit where he helped build spy satellites. Throughout his years of service, Bruce received numerous medals and honors.

Bruce’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University, with a major in mathematics and minors in physics and chemistry. He completed the Duke University executive management program in 2007.

Bruce is currently the owner of two small businesses located in Whitley County.


  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Senior Fellow
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Society Automotive Engineers