Brett Cummings from Left Coast Ventures

Brett Cummings

CEO at Left Coast Ventures

San Francisco, CA, USA

Last updated November 18, 2020

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

s CEO and a member of the board at Left Coast Ventures, Brett is committed to driving our mission forward to legitimize and define the future of legal cannabis. Previously, Brett was a consultant for Privateer Holdings and a Partner and CFO at 8VC / Formation8 where he was responsible for all financial, operational, and legal matters of the firm and funds. During Brett’s 7 years at Formation8 / 8VC, he helped the company raise and manage over $3B in assets under management. Brett spent five years as CFO at CMEA Capital and managed six funds with $1.2 billion in assets under management. Brett started his career in 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 and California CPA Society.

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Chief Executive Officer

Sep 2018 - Present
Left Coast Ventures is a private-equity holding company focused on operating, acquiring and investing in companies focused on the legal cannabis market in the United States and the hemp-derived CBD market worldwide.


Senior Advisor

Jan 2015 - Present
+3 more experiences

Professional Expertise

Private Equity

Professional Interests

Venture Capital


Anduin Transactions



Indiana University

B.S. – Bachelor of Science, Finance and Accounting

2000 - 2004

Clubs and Communities

Golden Key International Honor Society