CEO, Left Coast Ventures
Former Partner/CFO, 8VC & Formation 8
Brett has been in the venture capital industry since 2007. At 8VC, Brett is responsible for all financial, operational and legal matters of the firm and funds. Prior to joining 8VC, Brett was CFO/COO of Formation 8. Brett spent five years as CFO at CMEA Capital. At CMEA, Brett managed six funds with $1.2 billion in assets under management. Previously, Brett was on the Audit and Business Advisory Services team at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York and San Francisco, primarily focusing on insurance and investment management clients.
Brett received dual degrees in Finance and Accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Brett earned his CPA in 2006 and is a member of the AICPA, California CPA Society, and is a Financial Executives Alliance NorCal PE/VC Board member.