MRO Magazine

Artisan Outdoor, LLC Enhances Senior Management Team


January 26, 2016
By Business Wire News

IRVINE, Calif.

Artisan Outdoor, LLC (“Artisan”) announced today that it has hired Roger Bruce as Chief Executive Officer. In his role as CEO, Roger will be responsible for all aspects of business operations for the company. He will work closely with the President, Jim Neeld, who is responsible for sales and design activities. Artisan is a professional services firm specializing in the design, build and maintenance of outdoor living spaces for the luxury home market. Services provided by Artisan include landscape, hardscape, pools, spas, water features, fire places, fire pits, outdoor furnishings, lighting and outdoor audio/visual systems.

Roger brings more than 20 years of operational execution and project management experience to Artisan. He has held various management positions in the financial, supply chain, manufacturing and high-tech industries, focusing on execution and delivery. Roger has also managed multiple mission critical projects for large organizations such as Oakley, Wells Fargo, First America, Disney, Televisa, Infosel and TerraLycos. His highly developed skills in managing complex projects, supply chain logistics, resource scheduling, financial planning and field execution will be critical in taking Artisan to the next level as a major player in the Southern California luxury outdoor living market.

Roger holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and a M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business. Roger also holds Project Management, Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma certifications.

“I am excited to be joining the team at Artisan and to be working with Jim Neeld, who has built a solid reputation for high quality landscape design and construction coupled with exceptional customer service and support,” said Roger. “I believe that I can help the company successfully execute on its aggressive business plan of being one of the top providers of outdoor living systems to the luxury home market here in Orange County.”

About Artisan Outdoor, LLC – Located in Irvine, California, Artisan Outdoor specializes in the design, installation and maintenance of all luxury outdoor living systems. Services include landscape, hardscape, lighting systems, pools, spas, water features, outdoor kitchen and cooking systems, fireplaces and fire pits, outdoor furnishings, and audio/video entertainment systems. Find us on the web at artisan-outdoor.com or call (855) 278-4447.

Artisan Outdoor, LLC
Roger Bruce, CEO
(855) 278-4447
rbruce@artisan-outdoor-dot-com