Bruce Payne retired as a Partner with the accounting firm of Payne, Groskreutz, Schmidt, Abraham & Eshelman.
He is a 1963 graduate of Northwestern University with a B.S. degree in accounting. He also has a degree in finance from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management in 1965.
Married to Nancy Payne
After working four years for international CPA firms in Chicago, he moved to Kankakee, IL in 1968. Bruce was admitted to the firm's partnership in 1973 and was managing partner from 1987-2004.