Brian Bonar is an extraordinary businessman. For over 45 years he has been helping to grow businesses and connecting to businesspeople all over the world. A Scotsman, Bonar studied mechanical engineering at James Watt Technical College, earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Strathclyde and an MBA and a PhD from Staffordshire University.
He began his business career as a procurement manager for IBM in Europe in 1969. Since that time he has gone on to hold leadership positions in and found many successful companies. Recently he was named Executive of the Year for finance by Cambridge Publishing. It’s an award he earned because of his impressive body of work. Read more: Brian Bonar – Executive Bio, Compensation History, and Contacts
There have been numerous industries in which Bonar has found success. The first of those was printing. He was director of engineering for printing hardware and software development company QMS, printer maker Rastek Corporation’s vice president of international sales and marketing and coordinated sales activity with printer manufacturers in Japan and Korea for Adaptec.
Brian Bonar was also had a leadership position with itec imaging technologies. Then he designed the first SCSI printer and founded the company Bezier Systems to produce and market it.
Next Bonar became involved in business services. He became president of Allegiant Proffesional Business Services and founded AMS Outsourcing, Dalrada Financial Services and Trucept. These companies all did well and even though Brian Bonar continues to own and manage many of them, he is finding success in several other fields. Currently he is in the middle of building a restaurant mini-empire in California.
There he owns Bellamy’s in Escondido and is in the process of completing The Ranch at Bandy Canyon, a restaurant and event space set on a grassy 144-acre property. He has partnered with award-winning Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty whose flair for French cuisine combined with Bonar’s financial acumen guarantees success.
Bonar’s passion lies in creating, developing and delivering collaborative solutions to problems consumers face. His meticulous attention to detail is what sets him apart.
According to Spokeo, Brian Bonar has a reputation as an inspiring leader with a diverse blend of skills, experience and the ability to develop great relationships with clients. Many describe Brian Bonar as empathetic, effective and bold. He is able to quickly address the needs of his target markets and help his clients meet their goals.
His academic achievements, professional accomplishments and leadership abilities are what led to his selection as Executive of the Year. Bonar’s 30 years of experience in the financial services sector also played a role in him being given the award. But it isn’t the only recognition Bonar has received. His work in the United Kingdom earned him the honorary title, Lord Bonar of Wilcrick.