Brent joined Verriez Executive Search in August 2016 with over 11 years of experience in finance and accounting. He brings to each client relationship a strong understanding of the technical and business aspects required of senior finance and accounting positions.
Brent a British & Canadian Citizen began his career in public accounting after graduating in 2005 with an Honors Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University in London, Ontario.
In 2005, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London, Ontario and obtained his Chartered Accountant (now Chartered Professional Accountant) designation in 2008. As a Manager in the Audit and Assurance practice at PwC, he provided accounting services for annual audits, quarterly reviews, business acquisitions and divestitures, due diligence procedures and consultations on complex accounting and reporting issues. He gained considerable experience working with a variety of clients – multinational corporations (USA, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore), both publicly and privately held companies, manufacturing and services sectors, financial services and pension funds.
In 2013, Brent joined Movati Athletic (formerly The Athletic Club) in the role of Corporate Controller. At Movati, he was able to gain valuable experience working on a private equity sale and after some Corporate restructuring in 2015, he was appointed Interim CFO in addition to the Corporate Controller role. Brent oversaw the accounting and administration team at Movati, supporting the senior executive team and club managers at 12 locations across Ontario. Brent was integral to the introduction of P&L responsibility at the club level and enhanced financial reporting for the Board of Directors and financing partners.
Brent is also active in the community serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors at Boler Mountain, an outdoor recreation facility in London, Ontario.