Andrew was born in Sumy, Ukraine, and was adopted in the year 1998, where he would end up moving to small town Tsawwassen B.C. Andrew joined the EMCO Waterworks team in Langley B.C in the spring of 2017. Like many other people, Andrew did not know anything about the waterworks industry before joining it. And now, he is always irritating his wife by pointing everything out on long walks that is supplied by EMCO.
Andrew’s previous career was involved with Soccer, where he would go to Europe to play, and almost signed a professional contract with now Premier League division side Wolverhampton Wonderers. Due to Brexit, and difficulties in getting a Work Visa, and or passport, the dream was short lived. Andrew would then go on to become a professional soccer coach who started at the at the age of 13.
It was always Andrew’s dream to move to Kelowna, B.C, and since moving in July 2021, he has taken on new passions such as playing golf, paddleboarding, and exploring new wineries with his wife. Andrew also enjoys meeting new people, working/ playing hard with his teammates at 836, and exploring all the food, beer, wine, and views that the beautiful Okanagan has to offer.
Andrew has also taken on new responsibilities since joining the Kelowna team, which includes… Part time purchaser/ Inside Sales/ and helps with Shipping and Receiving most days. Andrew enjoys helping customers/ vendors, and or other teammates to get the job done with whatever it takes!