After university, Bruce began his business career as the sales manager for a construction and development firm.  He moved into the property management field in 1986 and founded Baywest Management Corporation in 1988. At the time of its sale in 2012, Baywest was Canada’s leading residential property management firm with 620 buildings in its portfolio. He is currently involved in the glass industry and land development.

Bruce has served on church and camp leadership teams and is currently on the board for International Justice Mission, the MCC Legacy Trust Board and the Business Advisory Board at Trinity Western University.

Bruce lives in Abbotsford BC with his wife Sylvia. They have 4 children and 6 grandsons. The Friesens love to entertain, travel and serve God wherever they find themselves.