Brian Crombie

Brian Crombie has an MBA from Harvard Business School 1988, an HBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario 1982, and is completing a DBA from ISM Paris 2018. Brian graduated a Baker Scholar with High Distinction from Harvard and Dean’s List from Western.

Brian Crombie was previously the Acting CFO for a Sports team, and part time CFO for a development stage pharmaceutical company and an entertainment company where he also provides strategic, business development and financial advisory services. He has been operating Crombie Capital Partners for the past five years providing strategic, financial, M&A and advisory services for these clients and several others in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, alternative energy, sports and entertainment, private education and other industries in Canada, the United States and Ukraine. Brian has worked for firms, Venture Capitalists, Law Firms and Private Equity Investors.

Brian Crombie has 20 years of corporate experience, a depth of knowledge in all facets of finance, strategic planning and corporate / business development for a wide breadth of companies in several industries. Brian has deep political, community and charitable involvement as well.

  • Acting CFO for sports business, 2017 - 2020.
  • Part time CFO for Steel Rail Entertainment and Santius Life Sciences, 2014 -
  • CFO, Director PurGenesis Technologies, 2011 - 2014
  • SVP and CFO and SVP Strategic Development for Biovail Corporation, 2000 - 2007.
  • Managing Director Corporate Finance for the Jim Pattison Group, 1997 - 2000.
  • SVP Corporate Finance, VP Corporate Development and Planning, Assistant Treasurer and Director Corporate Development and Planning for The Molson Companies, 1990 - 1997.
  • Senior Analyst Strategic Planning and Corporate Development for the Walt Disney Company.
  • Summer Associate in Mergers and Acquisitions Morgan Stanley Investment Bank.
  • Senior Consultant in Leisure Time Industries with Laventhol and Horwath Consulting.
  • Executive Assistant on Acquisitions and Finance to the President Keg Restaurants.

Brian Crombie is the Chair of Transit Alliance, Past President of the Mississauga Arts Council and was Co-chair of the Western GTA Summit 2013, Co-chair of the Mississauga Summit, a community organization working for a brave bold future for Mississauga 2007-14. Brian received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his civic involvement. Brian has written and published several academic papers and other articles and videos.