Owner and lead consultant, Andre Kuerbis, has more than 20 years of experience working with small business owners and Not-For-Profits.
Born and raised in Germany, Andre fell in love with British Columbia while travelling the province. While he spent his early career in the financial services industry, in 2009 he made a move and settled in the Bridge River Valley where he managed an all-seasons guest ranch and guiding outfit.
In 2011 Andre formed AFK Business Consulting, with the purpose to provide advice, bookkeeping services and support to small businesses. A few years later, he met his wife, Emilie, who joined the company and today they operate the business together from their base in the valley.
For more than 10 years, Andre has been involved in various industry associations. He currently serves as Chair for the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association. He is the Past President of the BC Fishing Resorts and Outfitters Association, Past President of the Bridge River Valley Community Association and former board member of the Tourism Industry Association of BC.
Andre is a certified business coach with PBCA, a certified professional bookkeeper with CPB Canada and an accredited member of the Guild of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Accountants.
Emilie holds a BBA degree with a marketing major.