Brian Bonar – making things happen in San Diego

Of the many recommendations given upon Dr. Brian Bonar by colleagues and customers in his LinkedIn profile, “making things happen” is the one that resonates the most with me. Sure, you can be intelligent, have all the degrees in the world, but nothing beats a person who can make it happen. To me, that’s the greatest compliment you can receive.

According to Bloomberg, Dr. Brian Bonar is Chairman of the Board and CEO of both Trucept Inc. as well as Dalrada Financial. Trucept is a publicly held company in San Diego, CA, providing payroll accounting services to small and medium organizations, allowing them to achieve higher efficiencies in their operations.

Established in 2009, it has an estimated annual revenue of over $27 million and employs a staff of over 7,000 people. Dalrada Financial provides innovative, custom-made financial, insurance, benefit, and business process solutions to small and medium size companies. Dr. Bonar joined Trucept in 2011 and Dalrada Financial in 1999.

Before coming to Alabama, U.S., in 1984 to work for QMS, Inc. as Executive Director of Engineering, he had already demonstrated his abilities with a remarkable set of achievements. Dr. Brian Bonar holds an honorary title, Lord Bonar of Wilcrick, Cardiff, Wales in the United Kingdom, given by his peers and customers as a sign of respect for his outstanding entrepreneurial abilities and talent to identify opportunities that benefited many businesses providing thousands of jobs. He earned a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Strathclyde University in Scotland and an MBA and a Ph.D. from Stafford University, England, for his work in the field of International Business Development.

His journey from Alabama to San Diego continued with executive positions in many companies and founder of some of them, continuing to grow his vast experience and skills in the financial sector. At the same time, he added the responsibility of directing organizations, taking them and its people to new levels of performance and achievements. People that have worked with him appreciate his ability to identify opportunities and making them happen by hiring, training and managing staff. He is well known for his entrepreneurship and talent to attract venture capital.

In September 2016, as recognition of his outstanding performance in financial management and financial service delivery, he was awarded Cambridge Who’s Who Executive Finance personality of the year. Awarded for his work as the top official for Dalrada, this is an honorary award for executives chosen for their performance excellence, exceptional academic achievements, and outstanding leadership.

When he’s not making things happen in San Diego, Dr. Brian Bonar enjoys golf, boat riding, and being with his family during his free time.