Andrew is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Purppl, a social enterprise accelerator which specializes in sustainable revenue and impact models. His coaching approach empowers leaders to build sustainable organizations, make strategic decisions, and move their organizations closer to their impact goals.
Purppl has coached over 40 social-purpose organizations (charitable, nonprofit, and for profit) in the Thompson Okanagan and Vancouver regions enabling them to address community challenges such as affordable housing, social isolation, accessible transportation, domestic abuse, mental health, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, access to food and water, and many more. Purppl specializes in social enterprise development and impact model development.
Andrew is a cofounder of Liime, a regional impact investment fund in the Interior of British Columbia. He is a director / former director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Central and Southern Interior, Collective Impact Foundation, One Big Table Coop, Okanagan Changemakers, UBC’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, and more. Andrew is a former top Canadian sales manager for Xerox. He’s also a former program manager with Accelerate Okanagan, a tech accelerator, and has helped hundreds of tech entrepreneurs grow their companies.
Explore and Experiment, Scaling Impact, Social Enterprise
Shoe Bank Canada, Clubhouse Childcare, Modo Car Share
City of Selkirk, Kamloops Food Policy Council, The Bridge, Current Taxi, City of Brandon, Habitat for Humanity, Kamloops Music Collective, Okanagan School of the Arts, Arion Farms, Silver Lake, OGO Car Share, Clubhouse Childcare, One Big Table, Elevation Outdoors, Naramata Centre, Farm Bound, Victory Gardens, Healthy Essentials, Trellis, Start Fresh, ASK Wellness, Braintrust, Connect Counselling, Happipad, IndigenEYEZ, Kamloops Makerspace, Kelowna Women's Shelter, Operation Take Two