Chair Profile: Todd Millar

July 3rd, 2018|Chair Profiles|

Todd Millar

TEC Canada  CEO and Small Business Chair
Calgary, AB

“The secret to life and success is the golden rule: ‘do unto others as you would have done to you.’ It’s pretty simple but can have a huge impact if everyone were to embrace it.”

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Peak performance is nothing new to Todd Millar, President of TEC Canada. As a leader, TEC Canada Chair and motivational speaker, Todd challenges professionals to take their careers and personal lives to the next level.

Todd’s passion for business and adventure are captured in his book Boardroom to Base Camp, which features both the lessons he has learned around the boardroom table, as well as his experiences in a once-in-a-lifetime trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in 2011.

The trip inspired Todd’s coined “Everest Model,” a leadership program designed to look at “life from the top.”

Todd’s impressive 25-year career as an executive includes a track record of success. He was instrumental in one of the most successful private equity transactions in the history of Bain Capital, acquiring Canadian Yellow Pages for $1.9 billion and in less than a year, selling the assets for $2.6 billion. It is an incredible accomplishment that reflects his ability to assemble the right team, provide inspirational leadership and create a rewarding environment.

After his first year as TEC Chair, Todd was recognized as TEC Canada’s Rookie of the Year, a prestigious honour acknowledging his dedication to the growth and success of his group.

He says, “We have varying demographics and members from differing industries – the dynamic works so well because we recognize the importance of individual core competencies and how that contributes to our group strength.”

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“There is a spirit within our team that’s driven by an honest and sincere desire to work together and ensure that we’re helping each other find success.”


  • Lives in Calgary with his wife and kids
  • Dedicated volunteer to various community and charitable organizations
  • Avid hockey fan and past president of Hockey Calgary
  • Author of Boardroom to Base Camp and Moron, The Behind the Scenes Story of Minor Hockey

TEC Canada is a member-based peer advisory organization of over 1,300 chief executives, entrepreneurs and business owners from across Canada. For over 30 years, TEC has been helping leaders achieve success through the power of confidential group meetings, one-to-one executive coaching, business thought leadership and a global network of over 23,000 business leaders.

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