Bruce is a 1974 graduate of Cape Fear High School and a 1978 graduate of NC State University from the school of Business Management, with a minor in Economics. He began his career with Kraft Foods as a Sales Rep in Fayetteville, NC, later was promoted to Account Manager and transferred to Greensboro, NC where he met his wife Kathy, who at the time was employed with General Mills. He is a charter member of the Fayetteville LaFayette Rotary Club where he served as Secretary and President. In 1994 & 1995 Bruce was the March of Dimes Walk America Chairman and later served on their Board of Directors. In 1994 he graduated from the Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Fayetteville, and lastly was proud to have served as PR Chair on the Board of Directors for the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Bruce & his staff have been awarded several national awards including The Operational Excellence Award (5), Sales Achievement Award (7) and The Bronze Star Award.
A native of Cary, NC she is a graduate of Cary High School and alumni of NCSU. Employed by General Mills she moved to Greensboro, NC as a Territory Rep and later as an Account Manager handling Harris-Teeter. There she met her husband and shortly after their marriage moved to Fayetteville, NC to open Allegra Print & Imaging. Within 60 days they opened their center and gave birth to their only daughter. Kathy retired from General Mills in 1991 and came on board with Allegra full-time. Immediately she became involved with Fayetteville, she joined the Chamber of Commerce, participated and chaired the Ambassador's, Co-chaired the Chamber's Golf Tournament, graduated from Leadership Fayetteville and in the next year became an instructor. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival, was the logistics chair for the American Heart Association's 10K Walk, and helped organize Fayetteville's first Optimist Club. Also currently serving on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Defense Business Association.