Andrew is a passionate marketing, communications, and public relations professional who started in his career in the advertising and marketing industry in 2000, moved to health care communications with the Erie St. Clair LHIN in 2007, and in 2018 transitioned to leading communications for Chatham-Kent Economic Development.

Andrew is also a small business owner having operated several businesses including twelve years in property management and most recently two businesses including the independent owner of Hill Valley Maker and also a co-owner of Sonsett Ag. Group.

Andrew believes in being a positive member of the community and in finding ways to give back. This includes working on a variety of boards over the years such as the Vice Chair of The Ground Floor, Vice Chair of the Chatham-Kent Jaycees, and most recently a member on the Municipal Age Friendly Committee. In addition, Andrew has volunteered with numerous groups in the community including the Blenheim United Church and Chatham-Kent Pool Sharks.

Over his career Andrew has had the opportunity to not only be a part of local priorities, but has been active at a provincial level Chairing several Pan-LHIN committees and initiatives. This has allowed him to work with some amazing people both locally and across the province.

Andrew believes that through innovation, the drive to discover new things, and exceptional hard work – anything is possible.

You can contact Andrew by calling him at 519-351-7700, via email at andrewt@chatham-kent.ca, and also follow him on Twitter at @andrewtompsett.