Mr. Bruce Milley was a general practice partner (1971 – 2002) and former managing partner (1984 – 1987) of the Vancouver office of Grant Thornton, Chartered Accountants, and its predecessor firms. His major clients included public companies, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations.
Since he obtained his degrees as a Charted Accountant and an MBA, Mr. Milley has contributed widely to his professions. Of particular note, he has been a Member of Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. for four years and has chaired and served on numerous committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C.
Mr. Milley’s involvement in the community includes: Director of the Hamber Foundation (2008 – current), Executive Member of the Spirit of B.C., North Shore Committee and Chair of its Cultural sub-committee (2006 – 2008), Chair of the West Vancouver Community Foundation (2004-2008), Director of the West Vancouver Community Foundation (1999-2008), Director of the Jack Bell Foundation (2002-2009), and Director and Treasurer of the Arts Club Theatre Foundation (2006 – current).
As President of the Stanley Theatre Society, Mr. Milley was heavily involved in raising over $7 million to acquire and renovate the heritage building and convert it to a live theatre venue.