Bruce Cook is the Chairman and CEO of Citizens for Restoring America’s Financial Future, Inc., a non-partisan effort to balance the federal budget and reduce our nation’s debt.
Cook is also the founder and chief executive officer of Choosing the Best Publishing, LLC, based in Atlanta, GA. He has served as CEO for various national companies in the healthcare, publishing and management consulting fields. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of Rapha, a national health care organization and chief executive officer of Leadership Dynamics International. He has also served as a member of management task forces for AT&T, United Airlines and Coca-Cola.
Cook has been active in Georgia government and community affairs and was appointed by Governor Perdue in March 2005 to lead a new task force on defining how services for mental health, addictive diseases and developmental disabilities should be delivered to consumers in Georgia. In 2006, he was appointed by the Governor to the Commission for a New Georgia (CNG) and served as chairman of the CNG Taskforce on Community Care for Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Prior to this appointment, he served as chairman of the Board of the Department of Human Resources, again at the request of Governor Perdue.
Cook has authored three books and has been interviewed by CNN, CBS Evening News, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal network.
He received an undergraduate degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and later earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Donna, have two grown children.