Got the Edge


Daniel Lamhonwah
Okanagan Edge Staff - Feb 09, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Daniel Lamhonwah. What business or organization are you involved with? The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus. What is your role with that organization? Enrollment Advisor, Faculty of Management. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? I love the ease of access to natural areas. Having hiking trails, lakes, provincial parks, wineries and […]

Alison Yesilcimen
Okanagan Edge Staff - Feb 05, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Alison Yesilcimen Employer: AY Enterprise City: Kelowna Occupation: CEO with a passion for growing companies, developing people and driving results. Tell us about your job: I’m so lucky! I conduct results-based advisory services to a diverse portfolio of SME clients ranging from technology to manufacturing for the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust. I’m also an Executive in Residence (EiR) […]

Lauren Zucchiatti
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 31, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Lauren Zucchiatti. What business or organization are you involved with? Cascades Casino. What is your role with that organization? Guest services manager. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? The beautiful landscape. I love waking up each day and seeing such picturesque views, from the mountains to the lakes to the vineyards. It’s all […]

Geoff Johnson
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 29, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Geoff Johnson Employer: Flair Airlines City: Kelowna Occupation: Human Resources Tell us about your job: Every day is something new. From interviewing and conducting orientations to helping create policies and procedures, no two days are the same. Best practices are always changing and it’s amazing to see what innovation and forward thinking can do for a […]

Debbie Wilkison
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 25, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Debbie Wilkison. What business or organization are you involved with? Building Healthy Families Society. What is your role with that organization? Executive director. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? I was born in Kelowna and never tire of the beauty we are surrounded with. If you could have lunch with anyone […]

Andrew McWilliam
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 23, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Andrew McWilliam What business or organization are you involved with? Ratio Coffee and Pastry. What is your role with that organization? General manager and co-owner. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Seasons! I love having four distinct seasons, and how quickly they change. If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who […]

Jim Findlay
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 19, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Jim Findlay. What business or organization are you involved with? Linda’s Quilt Shoppe and Sewing Machines. What is your role with that organization? Owner; entertainer to our customers; sales; advertiser. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? I love the people and the array of things to do so close to home. If […]

Cheryl Eedens
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 15, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Cheryl Eedens What business or organization are you involved with? Vernon Vintners What is your role with that organization? Owner/operator What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? Our beautiful backyard, all the lakes and parks that we can use anytime, and of course all the amazing wineries we have around us . I have travelled a fair amount […]

Stuart Lang
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 10, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Stuart Lang. What business or organization are you involved with? Smile Cycle Tours. What is your role with that organization? Owner. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? In the Okanagan it’s all about getting outside and being active. I love that about where we live and it’s part of why I started Smile Cycle Tours. If you […]

Mel Schmidt
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 05, 2018 - Got the Edge

Name: Mel Schmidt. What business or organization are you involved with? The Simpłe Clothing Company. What is your role with that organization? Owner and stylist. What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? My fave thing about the Okanagan is EVERY-thing. Like seriously, the beautiful air, forest, hills, lakes. But my very most fave would have to be Kalamalka […]