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Andrew

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Integrator

Favorite quote: “Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.”

Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? The Name Of The Wind/ Lord Of The Rings/ The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

What do you do at Valley Vision Optometry? As an Integrator, I am responsible for various HR duties, organizing financial data, evaluating and benchmarking performances, and assisting Dr. Golemba’s vision for the Company.

What are your credentials/experience, for working in your position? I owned my own business for 15 years, dealing with all the above issues and tasks.

What attracted you to work at Valley Vision Optometry? Many reasons! In no particular order, its in a great location, it’s a great facility, a great team and after meeting Dr. Golemba I was impressed with his vision, personality and method of doing business.

What are the values that drive you? I want to make a difference for the practice, always getting things done and representing it to the best of my ability.

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars? Be someone that is proud of the work you are doing, helping peoples vision is an honour and privilege!

What's the most inspiring part of your job? I get to help the practice run smoothly, which in turn allows others to help people with their vision, which is our main goal!

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What do you enjoy doing when you are not working? Playing guitar, reading, watching hockey/baseball, going for walks with my wife and doggo.

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was a crab. Or an airplane. Either one.

If I won the lottery tomorrow, I'd start a record store. And, you know, keep working here.

The best piece of advice I've ever been given is to be real.

If I could invent a holiday, it would definitely involve bourbon.

The most important thing I learned before high school was be polite to people.  If I were a superhero, my superpower would be flying!

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a Paleontologist when I grew up.