Andrew Rush

Vice President, Carpedia International

Andrew Rush is a Vice President at Carpedia International. Andrew has a history of improving financial results through optimizing the collaboration of teams and developing more effective senior leaders; focusing on the culture and behaviors required to be successful.  He has been a consultant and a leader in turnaround situations and led companies that were recognized as being one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Privately Owned Companies.  Andrew does professional speaking and training engagements for small and large groups across North America, covering the topic of “Performance and Cultural Alignment: Aligning your team to increase the predictability and profitability of your business.  Some of the groups that he has been asked to speak to include the Chief Executive Network, ScaleUp Academy, TEC, Vistage, MacKay CEO Forum, Innovators Alliance, North Carolina Executive Roundtable and Presidents of Enterprising Organizations.

Andrew started his career with Carpedia in 1997.  From there he went on to various companies in the building materials, aluminum and construction industries as Vice-President of Operations, Vice-President of Sales, General Manager and President. He has held leadership positions in companies with 25 to 1,200 employees, in unionized and non-unionized environments for both publicly traded and privately held firms.  He returned to Carpedia in 2017. He also focuses a large amount of his time trying to align his three children aged 15, 13 and 9.  This audience is usually his most challenging.