Frank Bourree is a Partner and owner of Chemistry Consulting Group Inc. which along with its subsidiary company GT Hiring Solutions, provides Executive Search, Recruitment and Human Resource services including a contract with the BC Government for WorkBC Employment Centres on Vancouver Island. For 12 years Frank was a Partner and National Tourism Consulting Director for Grant Thornton LLP Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. Prior to entering the consulting business, Frank was the BC Regional Manager for Controlled Foods International for 15 years, and then for 10 years owned and operated 10 of his own restaurants.
Active in his community, Frank believes in giving back and is the Vice-Chair of the South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP), Chair for Our Place Community Advisory Board, Past Chair for Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Past Board member of the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, a Leadership Speaker for the United Way, the Treasurer of the Victoria Spirit Committee, Past President of Community Living Victoria Foundation and a former Board Member of Tourism BC. Frank is a Member of the Order of St John and a Fellow of the Certified Management Consulting Institute. In 2014, Frank was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in the community by Tourism Victoria.
Frank and his wife Jane enjoy a blended family with seven children and five grandchildren and are enjoying the empty nest lifestyle. He is a huge music lover of all types of music and often bores (and sometimes entertains) dinner guests. While he is “speed junkie” and would have loved to have been a jet fighter pilot, he grew up on the streets in the Lower Mainland and put himself through school by working in restaurants and then worked his way up.