Hello, Iím Bruce McGuire. I currently live just outside of Baxter, Iowa and was licensed in February, 2008. In May of 2010, I received my brokers license in the state of Iowa. I am the Broker / Owner of the Baxter Real Estate Agency.
I was born and raised in Vincent, Iowa which is in North Central Iowa. I attended Eagle Grove High School and participated in football, wrestling, baseball and track. I attended Eagle Grove Junior College and Northwest Mo. State University.
I graduated with an Ag -Business major and a psychology minor.
I taught school at Lamoni, Iowa. In 1967 I went to work with USDA and spent 40 years working primarily in the Agency Housing Programs. In fact I was Director of Housing for the State of Iowa for nearly 30 years. I served in Washington, DC for a short time as National Director of Multifamily Servicing.
I was married for 33 years and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. My oldest daughter lives with her husband and 2 childern near Baxter, she graduated from Upper Iowa. Currently, she works in the servicing department for Wells Fargo Mortgage. My second daughter lives near Jefferson, Iowa. She graduated from ISU and she and her husband work for a large pork producer.
She is an environmentalist with Smithfield Foods. She has 3 children who are active in livestock showing and sports. My youngest is my son who graduated from Notre Dame. He and his wife currently live in Atlanta, where he works in Sales Management for MillerCoors. My son and his wife have 3 small children.
Over the last several years I have been involved in many organizations.
I have served on the National Suffolk Sheep Board. Also, I served as President of the Iowa Suffolk Sheep Association, President of the Iowa Hampshire Sheep Association, Chair of the Iowa Lamb and Wool Board, Chair of the Polk County Extension Council, and as a Board member on The Iowa State Fair Foundation for the Advancement of Agriculture.
Currently, I serve as the Treasurer of BEDCO, which is the Baxter Economic Development Group.