Brian Bonar is a Scottish investing and financial guru with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Glasgow, Scotland’s Strathclyde University and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in the area of International Business Development from Stafford University in England.
With a diverse educational background, Mr. Bonar has accrued experience in several areas including marketing strategy and innovative sales and lead generation and process improvement. He is also skilled in finding venture capital, new business development and mergers and acquisitions.
Bonar began his career as a procurement officer with IBM. He provided outsourcing services for motherboards for personal computers produced and distributed by IBM.
Following his time at QMS, Brian Bonar took on the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Rastek Corporation. His role included managing the marketing and sales for printing technology to customers around the world. He continued in the print industry as the sales manager at Adaptec. Mr. Bonar worked with Japanese and Korean companies that manufactured printers.
In 1994, Mr. Bonar established Beizer Systems and became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This particular company was the first to create, manufacture and market SCSI based printers. He continued to work with printer manufactures in Korea and Japan as the Vice President of Marketing and Sales at ITEC, an imaging technology company.
In 2008, Bonar found a new challenge at Allegiant Professional Business Services. He took on the role of President and his mission was to improve marketing and sales.
Brian Bonar is also the Chairman and CEO of Dalrada Financial Corporation (DFC). The company offers aftermarket products and benefits to employers and employees in an effort to help build sales and business efficiency.
DFC also offers risk management insurance including workers compensation and business liability, business management, and promotional and financial management services. DFC assists business retain exemplary employees through retention strategies and incentives.
Bonar took on the restaurant industry when he decided to create an empire in the food service industry. With his investing expertise, he took on Bellamy, a bistro that had already been through several incarnations.
As well as being an investor he was also a hands on owner and gave the restaurant a total makeover. The restaurant has become known for offering some of the finest food in the industry being served by one of the best staffs in the business.