Bruce Thompson has been an active member of the Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce and became a Director in 2015. He has been an entrepreneur in the Telecom and Data business sectors for 30 years. His companies have been featured in the “Canadian Business Magazine” fastest growing companies on two separate occasions and once on the CTV news. He was also listed as a “40 under 40” achiever in Business in Vancouver magazine honoring younger achievers in British Columbia.
After selling two of his ventures and semi-retiring for a time, he now brings his business and telecommunications experience to his working partners Synditech, SkywayWest and Smart Edge. His passion for this fast paced industry keeps his level of involvement high. He is keenly interested in assisting growth oriented organizations in the areas of expense reduction, productivity and goodwill enhancement.
An avid sportsman (tennis, skiing, dirt biking, boating, rowing, hiking, golf), Bruce enjoys the lifestyle offered him courtesy of a successful business career. He and his wife of over 35 years, Fay, are residents of Pender Harbor where he uses Cisco collaboration technology for his client communications. He is a member of the Pender Harbour volunteer fire department where he is a 59 year old rookie! Bruce is also a member of the local Chamber of Commerce where he is actively involved in the “Economic Development” initiative which hopes to create an appropriate type of growth for Pender Harbor. “It’s time to give back!” as Bruce puts it.