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About Andrea

A Resident and Parent

Like so many other families in our community, we came east of Toronto in search of a way of life. We wanted a house we could make a home, neighbours who could become friends, schools and facilities where our kids could learn, play and grow.

We chose Whitby.

A Business Leader

15+ years marketing and editorial experience working for Canadian national publishers – Thomson Reuters, Oxford University Press,  McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

9+ years as Founder/operator of Spread Your Word Marketing Group, a hyper-local marketing agency intent on elevating and empowering the local business community.

Delivery consultant with the Business Development Bank of Canada (Strategic Marketing)

5+ years as Business Strategy Advisor with Spark Centre, Durham’s Regional Innovation Centre

Contract Instructor, Faculty of Business and IT, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Community Leader

Past President of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (2015, 2016). 

Represented Whitby and Durham Region at the Provincial and National Chamber member and policy tables.

Network Committee member, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Past Director of the Whitby Public Library Board.

Former Member of the Downtown Whitby Development Steering Committee

Past Director of the Durham Family Court Clinic.