Mr Stanley McMillan

Mr Stanley McMillan

Mr Stanley McMillan attended Trinity College from 1962 to 1967 and

represented the College at Cricket. After graduating with 5 ‘O’ levels,

he joined Gormandy Engineering Limited in Port of Spain as an

apprentice machinist and turner fitter. In 1969, Mr McMillan attended

Brooklyn YMCA Trade School where he obtained a Diploma in

Machine Shop. In 1970, he enrolled at the New York Community

College where he graduated in 1974 with an Associate of Applied

Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

After graduating, Mr McMillan worked at Cummings Engine

Company, the largest diesel engine manufacturing company in the

US. Mr McMillan was responsible for the installation of the world’s

largest Automatic Transfer Line.

Mr McMillan then joined Neal and Massy Automotive where he

worked for the next twenty(20) years. He held a number of

managerial positions at the company. As Manager of Engineering, he

was directly responsible for the engineering sales team that dealt with

various governmental agencies such as WASA, National Security,

T&TEC and Ministry of Works. As Manager of Used Vehicles, he was

responsible for the valuation of used vehicles, obtaining mechanical

reports, repair estimates and liaising with sub-contracted mechanical

and body repair shops. As Service Manager, he was responsible for

service operations of New Vehicle dealers for the Caribbean,

including Nissan, Suzuki, Nissan Diesel, Hyundai and Bedford

vehicles. Mr McMillan was the recipient of a number of technical


After leaving Neal and Massy, he joined Toyota Motors as General

Manager of Marketing and Sales, assistant to the Managing Director.

Mr McMillan was responsible for overseeing the entire sales

operations which he expanded to San Fernando and Tobago. In

1997, he received the award for highest improved sales in the

Caribbean/Latin American region.

Mr McMillan joined Bamotors in 1999 as Project Manager and

assistant to the Managing Director of Renault distributorship in

Trinidad and Tobago. He was responsible for the initial setup of the

company. He supervised the construction and also set up the Service

and Parts divisions of the company. He remained there until 2002

after which he joined McMillan Auto Services.

At McMillan Auto Services, Mr McMillan provided support to larger

automotive dealers. He was the advisor to Automobile Dealers

Association of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd., responsible for negotiations

with the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

regarding tyre regulations, registration procedures and importation of

foreign-used vehicles.

In 2008 Mr McMillan joined Lifestyle Motors as Assistant to the

Managing Director. He was responsible for setting up the new

company, acquisition of the Suzuki distributorship, setting up the

Sales, Services and Parts department and the hiring of initial staff,

particularly the management.

Mr McMillan was the first secretary and one of the founding members

of the Trinity Old Boys’ Association (TOBA), the forerunner

organisation to the Trinity College Alumni Association. He later

served as a President of TOBA. Mr McMillan is described as being

the “backbone” of the organisation that provided a solid foundation for

the current incarnation as the Trinity College Alumni Association.

Mr McMillan’s hobbies include sailing, golf and car rallying. He also

remains a member of the Queens Park Cricket Club.

The Trinity College Alumni Association appreciates the contributions

of Mr Stanley McMillan in pioneering the formation of an alumni

organisation and for his contributions to the Automotive Industry in

Trinidad and Tobago and proudly admits him into its Hall of Fame