Beatrix (Bea) Nicolato is a finance executive with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of fiscal management, planning and reporting, accounting, and administration. Her focus and area of interest in the last two decades has been in public safety and emergency communications services that support our first responders and communities.
Since October 2022, Ms. Nicolato serves as the Director of Finance and Budget for the Abbotsford Police Department where she leads all aspects of financial and budget management, including reporting, advice, counsel and direction on all financial matters, including supporting the Department’s strategic initiatives.
Ms. Nicolato served as the Chief Financial Officer for PRIMECorp from 2013 through 2022; there she oversaw all financial and administrative aspects including multi-year financial planning in alignment with the strategic plan and related initiatives.
Ms. Nicolato has also served with E-Comm 9-1-1 from 2000 through 2022 in several leadership positions, including Controller, Director of Finance and Administration, Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, and Senior Executive Advisor to the CEO. Prior to joining E-Comm, she was the Controller (CFO) at IKON Technology.
Ms. Nicolato is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant, and graduate of Simon Fraser University's Executive Management Development program.