Andy is an effective and proven leader with 29 years in the hospitality industry. Andy began his hospitality career in Victoria, B.C. working his though various disciplines until he took over his first General Manager role in 2000 as the GM of the Richmond Hotel and Convention Centre in Richmond, B.C. In 2004, Andy moved to Toronto where he accepted the role of General Manager for the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville, before leaving to join Hilton in 2010.
Andy accepted the position of General Manager of the Hilton Toronto Airport & Suites in 2010 and moved from the Airport, to the role of General Manager at the Hilton Toronto in October 2012. Andy spent 2015 heavily involved in the transition of the Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale. In March 2017, Andy was promoted to Area GM Canada East for Hilton managed hotels. In this role Andy oversees 6 Hilton managed properties; Hilton Toronto, Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale, Hilton Toronto Airport, Hilton Quebec (Quebec City), Hilton Saint John (NB) and Hilton Cleveland (Ohio, USA).
In July 2020, Hilton complexed the Hilton Toronto and Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale properties. Andy accepted the role of Complex General Manager for both the Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale and the Hilton Toronto, in addition to his Area General Manager properties.
In 2011, Andy was presented the Gold Award for Hotelier of the Year from the Ontario Hostelry Institute.
Andy is currently an Executive Committee Member on the Board for Destination Toronto. In addition, he also sits on the Board for the Greater Toronto Hotel Association, and on the Board of Trustees for the UNITE HERE Local 75 Pension/Health and Welfare plan.
Andy lives in Toronto with his wife, Davida. He has two children, Megan and Eric. Andy spends his free time up at their cottage, where he enjoys spending time on his boat and relaxing with his dog Chewie.