Since 2007 Andy has provided brand and creative strategy services for small to medium sized businesses as COURAGEOUSb. He studied at Emily Carr University and graduated from the Capilano University Graphic Design program in 1992. Andy's 24 years of experience includes work at Palmer Jarvis, Blue Suede Studios, Bullseye and Radiant during the 90's. From 2002 to 2007 Andy operated and later sold his first agency, Octopus Solutions.
Andy is a Past President 2011/2012 of GDC/BC and has held volunteer roles of Sponsorship Chair for GDC National as well as of VP, Sponsorship for the BC Chapter. Andy has volunteered with the Hospitality & Restaurants Division of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Langara Continuing Design Studies advisory board, the BC Epilepsy Society and spent a total of 9 years volunteer coaching his son and daughters soccer teams.
In 2009, Capilano University awarded Andy their “40 over 40 Alumni of Inspiration” Award, honouring 40 of 60,000 alumni whose passion and achievements best reflect the University’s four decades (1968 - 2008) of exceptional services and community involvement.
Outside of work Andy is a Dad to his two awesome kids, out seeking divine peace on the golf course in the summer and on a snowboard in the winter and is somewhat obsessed with photographing sunsets.