As a former partner in a major Canadian accounting firm and president of an eponymous financial restructuring firm, Bruce specializes in commercial and personal financial restructuring, using a tool kit built from over 40 years of experience.

A Chartered Accountant, Licensed Insolvency Trustee, and Chartered Insolvency Restructuring Professional, he believes strongly in continuous professional learning. He thrives on providing people-focused financial solutions in unusual insolvency situations and has experience doing so for a wide range of privately held businesses, professions and investment vehicles.

Bruce takes a great deal of satisfaction from the work he does, helping individuals and companies regain control of their finances their personal dignity and providing the tools they need to build a better, more financially secure future.

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  • acted as court appointed investigator to review multiple corporations in a related group to restructure their affairs and pursue fraudulent preferences. Appointments under the same mandate included a receivership, Winding-up and Restructuring Act Investigator and Liquidator and Trustee of a Proposal to creditors
  • acted as court appointed receiver in the recovery of millions of dollars in a ponzi-style fraud
  • restructured the personal financial affairs of numerous high-profile and high-income professionals, including lawyers, medical professionals, Chartered Professional Accountants and engineers

Of interest...

  • Bruce, along with a partner, started an accounting practice in the Canadian Rocky mountain towns of Banff and Canmore which is still operating and growing to this day.
  • Bruce was among one of the first insolvency professionals in Canada to develop a website to generate business and provide information to the public.

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Areas of expertise

Education & qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Calgary (1976)
  • Chartered Accountant (1979)
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (1987)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (1996)

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Recognized for contributions to provincial and national Insolvency and Restructuring Associations
  • Has been a guest lecturer at University of Calgary Faculty of Law, Provincial and national professional association conferences on numerous occasions
  • Past chair and board member as well as current committee member, Inn from the Cold
  • Member, Windmill Microlending Immigrant Access Fund (IAF) Advisory Council and guarantor