Alex Pastia founded Brickbase out of a deeply rooted enthusiasm for the incredible opportunities our business communities are enjoying today. Emerging technologies have fundamentally changed the way we interact, share knowledge and collaborate. This new era is bringing people together allowing all of us to become incredibly more productive with passion, with ease, and with joy for what we do.
With 20 years of management consulting, public accounting and senior leadership experience within the professional services, technology and advanced manufacturing sectors, Alex Pastia has focused almost exclusively on the identification, generation, measurement and reporting of economic value through Finance Transformation, Business Process Management, and Process Improvement.
His key areas of expertise revolve around process efficiency, internal control effectiveness, risk management, governance, performance management and financial reporting.
"By working closely with customers, we are shaping the business administration assembly line of tomorrow for small and medium-sized organizations."
Doug Varty is a retired KPMG audit partner who is supporting Brickbase as a senior business and financial advisor. Doug brings to Brickbase over 30 years of professional service experience in providing professional services to a broad range of companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to owner managed businesses.
During his time at KPMG Doug acted as lead partner on numerous financial audits and also lead teams on many special projects including initial and follow-up public equity offerings, acquisition due diligence assignments, business divestitures, carve outs, business and control assessments, business restructurings. In delivering these services he ensured that the contribution to the financial aspects of these projects was delivered in a professional manner, provided a fair and timely assessment of the transaction and added value to the process.
When not supporting Brickbase, Doug provides interim financial advisory services and pursues other business interests.
He is also active in the community and currently serves on the governing council of the University of Toronto – Mississauga, the Fundraising and Communications Board Committee of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (Ontario) and in leadership roles on a number of other not for profit organizations.