Andrea is a Bachelor of Business Administration North Island College Graduate and a designated CPA. Andrea was born in Comox at St Joseph’s Hospital but was quickly brought to Campbell River to be raised in a house her father and his friends built on Race Point Road. When she left Campbell River in 2003, Andrea thought she would never return. However, after living and working in several locations on Vancouver Island, Andrea returned to Campbell River in 2013 to work for Deborah A Ewart Inc as a part time accounting clerk and teach bookkeeping course at the Campbell River NIC Campus. Since returning to Campbell River, Andrea completed her degree, obtained her CPA designation, and became partners with Deborah to open Pier CPA Group Inc. on January 1, 2019. She loves the diversity of working in public accounting affords her as each client has different needs.

When she is not working, Andrea enjoys spending time with her dogs, traveling the world (when possible) and volunteering. Andrea is also a lover of animals and spent many years as a member of a local recuse group, she currently has 7 dogs of her own and breeds long hair chihuahuas. She is passionate about YPCR and was active on the Board of Directors, as the Treasurer, a member of the Membership Committee, and the chair of Events and Gala Committees And finally, Andrea has a passion for travel, when travel is possible Andrea has traveled extensively through Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. Her list of places she would like to visit is extensive and she can’t wait to see as many different places and cultures as possible.