CEO and Co-Founder of PTC Accounting & Finance, Bruce received his CA in 1980 after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia and receiving his diploma in Accountancy from McGill. With 15 years of experience in CA firms under his belt, Bruce is an expert in and understands the accounting and finance marketplace. He recognized that many large organizations would be receptive to a high-quality, professional recruitment and placement services firm whose sole specialty was the provision of interim accounting and finance resources for contracts, projects and open positions.
As PTC’s visionary, Bruce is always finding new and innovative ways to better serve his clients. He truly understands the importance of his clients’ time and values it. He genuinely cares about his clients, taking a strong interest in their needs and requirements so that he can fulfill them. Bruce is the type of CEO that takes initiative and gets involved in the daily workings of the company; he has gone above and beyond to make the company what it is today.
Fernando joined PTC in 2011 as a recruiter, he has over 12 years of experience in Customer Service & Staff Management, Fernando Brandt has developed a career based on effective communication and leadership. Fernando majored in Sociology for a few years before focusing his studies on Graphic Design and the Visual Arts. He began in Customer Service, and for seven years Fernando worked his way up the ladder of the Hospitality Management industry. In 2004, Fernando began to work for the U.S. Department of State at the Embassy in Caracas, working there for over five years, as a Human Resources Specialist.
Sheri joined PTC in 2007. With over 8 years in various Accounting/Finance roles within Ontario and Atlantic Canada, Sheri decided to make a career change that leveraged her business expertise and passion for exceeding client expectations; she joined PTC as a Manager of Client Relations.
After graduating from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Majors in Finance and Accounting, she decided to move to Toronto. Here, she began her career with Deloitte & Touche, then later moved on to other industries such as Media, Telecom, Advertising and Real Estate. Now, as a senior member of the PTC Client Relations Team, Sheri remains focused on understanding her clients & candidates individually in order to surpass expectations on agency relationships and provide consistent exceptional value for their investment. Her energetic personality, professionalism and sincerity are recognized by anyone who works with her.
Howard Maritzer, a Principal at PTC since 2001, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and is one of the driving forces at PTC. Before joining PTC, Howard was an Audit Senior in the public accounting field and then became Controller of a Trust Company for nearly a decade. In 1994 he decided that his passion was in finding job opportunities for accountants on a contract basis; blazing new trails in this industry as the need for contract help has expanded dramatically. Howard’s outgoing personality and affable nature is evident in every interaction he has with a client, candidate or fellow employee. His dedication to the company coupled with his personality and accounting background makes a significant impact on PTC’s success.
As President and Co-Founder of PTC, Mindy is a tremendous asset to the company and has been since its inception. Her commitment to the team and positive attitude has been instrumental in making the organization what it is and what it stands for today. Mindy achieved her Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York at Binghamton, and worked several years in the IT field prior to being co-founder of PTC. Using her IT background, she has implemented various processes and procedures that today allow PTC to be more efficient in serving its candidates and clients. Mindy’s knack for being resourceful has made a significant positive impact on the company.
Paul Orzech joined the PTC team in June 2004 as a recruiter and has brought his experience and Financial/Accounting background to this important role.
Prior to joining PTC, Paul earned a BA in Commerce and Economics from The University of Toronto. With 18 years of experience in various Finance and Accounting roles for a major life insurance company, Paul gained invaluable experience managing and developing staff, which he currently applies to his work at PTC.