• Meet the Owner

  • Bruce Hein, Franchise OwnerOwner

    With over 35 years of business experience, Bruce has owned and managed multiple businesses in the Sarnia area. As a Certified Sales Professional and Certified Sales Leader from the Canadian Professional Sales Association, Bruce purchased a local independent staffing company called Best Personnel in May of 2000. This company joined the Express Employment Professionals franchise family in 2006 and has since helped more than 5,000 people find work in the Sarnia area, becoming one of the leading Express franchises in Canada. In 2008, Bruce opened his second Express franchise in Brantford. Bruce's ISO certified office is currently a member of the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce, SLIA (Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance), ACSESS (Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services), ACSESS Safety Group, is certified by the IEC (Industrial Educational Cooperative), and is a Certified Military Friendly Employer through Canada Company. Express and the Sarnia office have also received ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for client and associate satisfaction, a designation earned by fewer than 2% of staffing firms in North America. In 2019, Bruce was the proud recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards. Bruce and his team are active community supporters and are involved with many local charities and nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the Program Advisory Committee for Lambton College's Workplace Safety & Prevention program and recently retired from his position as Chair with the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership. Throughout the years, he has also been involved with the Rotary Club of Sarnia, Southwest Economic Alliance, Chamber Board of Directors, and Lambton College Foundation. Bruce is married and has a son, who also works in the business. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, travelling, and spending time with his family.