|Bruce A. Heyman|
|30th United States Ambassador to Canada|
March 26, 2014
|Preceded by||David Jacobson|
|Born||1958 (age 56–57)|
|Alma mater||Vanderbilt University|
Bruce A. Heyman (born 1958) is an American businessman and currently the United States Ambassador to Canada. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 12, 2014. He was a Chicago investment banker and had previously worked at Goldman Sachs as managing director. He presented his credentials to the Governor General of Canada, and began his duties in Ottawa, on April 8, 2014.
Early life and education
He is married to his wife Vicki (née Simons), and together they have three children, David, Liza, and Caroline. His wife served on the executive board of the Center for Jewish Life at Vanderbilt University and the foundation board of the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Prior to becoming Ambassador Mr. Heyman served as a board member for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation. He also served as an advisor to the Fix the Debt CEO Council of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He has been a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, The Executives' Club of Chicago, and the Facing History and Ourselves Chicago Advisory Board.
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- Vanderbilt Business Owen School of Magament Bulletin: "Couples who found fulfilling marriages through the Owen School - Vicki Simons Heyman, BA’79, MBA’80, and Bruce Heyman, BA’79, MBA’80" by Jamie Reeves Fall 2008
- New York Times: "Alison Ayer, David Heyman" October 10, 2009
- "U.S. Embassy Canada: Ambassador Bruce Heyman" March 30, 2015