Andrea is mindful and enthusiastic Business Entrepreneur with 20+ years of customer service-oriented territory management. With a BSc in Zoology from University of Manitoba and a Business Administration certificate in Environmental Entrepreneurship from University of Victoria, she spent 5+years with as a biologist on commercial fishing vessels working the coastal waters of BC as well as the Bering Sea near Alaska.
After heading to drier land, she created Prairie Ocean Technologies 15 years ago to begin an environmental aquatic instrumentation sales & marketing company servicing B2B North American clients. With a passion for seeing other women live their dreams she has been working with PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise since 2017. As a business growth advisor, she enjoys helping women achieve their goals of opening or expanding their own business while contributing to the sustainability of northern Ontario’s economy.
Being her own boss had lead her through many fulfilling learning experiences and she enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge for creating your own life that leads to the best version we can be, Whatever that may look like!