Got the Edge


Edan Fay
Contributed - May 29, 2019 - Got the Edge

With which business or organization are you involved? The Royal Kelowna hotel What is your role? Director of operations What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Being able to enjoy the outdoors year round. Lake, golf, beaches, wineries, fishing, hunting and, of course, skiing. If you could have lunch with anyone in the […]

Brett Turner
Contributed - Apr 17, 2019 - Got the Edge

What business or organization are you involved with? Joy Road Catering. What is your role with that organization? Owner and chef. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? My favourite thing is the sense of community and the amazing outdoors. The Okanagan is a unique region, and I love nothing more than exploring […]

Amanda Westrheim
Contributed - Mar 13, 2019 - Got the Edge

Name: Amanda Westrheim What business or organization are you involved with? Real estate What is your role with that organization? Residential sales What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? We live in paradise! My favourite thing is the unparalleled beauty and weather. I’m so passionate about where we live. If you could have […]

Tyler van Bergen
Contributed - Feb 05, 2019 - Got the Edge

What business or organization are you involved with? Garage Kings Vernon. What is your role with that organization? Owner/partner. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? The weather was a major drawing card. I love being able to do so many things outdoors with my family throughout the year. If you could have […]

Tiffany Woodfield
Contributed - Dec 18, 2018 - Got the Edge

What business or organization are you involved with? Raymond James What is your role with that organization? Cross-border licensed financial advisor What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? The sense of community! I grew up in Kelowna, and my whole family is here. I love that wherever you go you see people you […]

Nico Boesten
Contributed - Nov 28, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Nico Boesten What business or organization are you involved with? New Horizon Productions What is your role with that organization? work dad/general manager What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Oooooh. It’s a toss-up between the traffic and the sun. Haha. OK, let’s go with the fact that everything is within biking distance. […]

Tina Walczak
Contributed - Nov 02, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Tina Walczak What business or organization are you involved with? Hiilite Web Design and Marketing Agency What is your role with that organization? Chief Design Officer What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? The Okanagan is an absolutely stunning place to live. I’m grateful to live in a place that has continually changing […]

Vanessa Jahnke
Kirk Penton - Oct 18, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Vanessa Jahnke With what business or organization are you involved? PURE Gym & Juicery / Vanessa Jahnke, Health and Wellness Coach What is your role with that organization? Owner What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Ahh! We are so lucky in the Okanagan. First of all, the landscape is absolutely incredible; […]

Paul Mondoux
Contributed - Sep 17, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Paul Mondoux With what business or organization are you involved? Royal Lepage Kelowna What is your role with that organization? Realtor® What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? My favourite thing about living in the Okanagan is the community itself. It seems that no matter what group you fall into, whether it […]

Jonathan Derksen
Okanagan Edge Staff - Sep 05, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Jonathan Derksen With which business or organization are you involved? Kelowna Secondary School/Art of Adventure Productions What is your role with that organization? Video Production for Grades 11 and 12/conservation documentary filmmaking What is your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? I’m always blown away by the stunning variety in our natural environment. […]