Patty Dutra Bruce
Patty Dutra Bruce is the Human Resources Manager for The Dutra Group overseeing the company’s health care programs, 401 (k) plan, personnel policies, recruitment, training and development for the Company. She joined Dutra in 2003 and worked in the Safety & Risk Management Department assisting with Worker’s Compensation case management and coordinating safety compliance training for employees.
In addition to her work at Dutra, Patty is the President of the Dutra Museum Foundation. The foundation supports the Dutra Museum of Dredging, a private collection of materials representing the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the role the Dutra family played in building the Delta infrastructure. The Foundation’s commitment also includes the annual funding of higher education scholarships.
Patty is a Human Resources Certified Professional. Additionally, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Montana State University and earned her Master of Arts in History from Sonoma State University.