Y|R|A has been providing administrative services for individuals and businesses since 2008.

Our approach arose from founder Alex Brutin's need to offload administrative responsibilities without losing focus on his business. By leveraging connections in the Philippines, Alex discovered a pool of competent, business-savvy professionals eager to partner with companies overseas. The costs were low, the talent was experienced, and a new business was born.

As Y|R|A grew we discovered a key to successful assistant-client relationships: long-term partnerships. Dedicated virtual workers learn more about how a business works and can provide a better administrative experience, eliminating repetitive training tasks and building a level of trust temporary assistants just can't match.

Y|R|A has spent years refining the process of discovering, hiring, training, and matching virtual assistants with a company's needs. Countless business owners, managers, directors, and CEOs have used our virtual assistants to streamline workflows and restore a productive work-life balance.


Executive Team 


Alex Brutin, CEO


Y|R|A founder and CEO with over 15 years of start-up experience in the Silicon Valley Bay Area, including a number of successful exits. Alex earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and has worked with top-tier companies such as Google and PayPal.



Monette Brutin, VP of Operations/GM


Y|R|A co-founder with an extensive background in consulting and software engineering. Monette holds a BS in Computer Science from De La Salle University and has worked at Accenture, IBM Global Services, and Charles Schwab.



Haidee Geter, VP Of Finance


Haidee has more than 20 years of private financial accounting and administrative experience focusing on cash management, asset accounting, payroll, and financial analysis. Haidee is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accountancy from the University of Santo Tomas.



Rochelle Alejo, Operations Manager


Rochelle is an experienced executive-level administrative assistant who has worked in direct selling, recruitment, telecommunications, and transcription companies. She holds a BS in Computer Science from AMA Computer College.