Andrew Wilmerding whose experience and expertise lie in Sales, Public Relations, and (digital) Marketing as well as a strong background in technology. Andrew brings over 20 years experience working for both state and government agencies as well as public and privately held Fortune 100 corporations. Andrew developed, operated and directed an on-line educational adventurer program called (lab-rover.com) that targeted at-risk youth in remotely populated areas. His team trekked via Land Rover, from Mexico to the Arctic Circle bringing education and technology to remote populations and sharing those experiences with the world.
Andrew then transitioned to Waggner Edstrom Worldwide where he was an Account Manager who worked exclusively on the Microsoft Account - specifically on MSN. This is where he developed his true passion for Business Development with a strong focus in Technology, PR and Marketing. He was a primary strategist on the MSN butterfly campaign for Microsoft and quickly gained recognition as a strong and strategic thinker. This position reaffirmed Andrew's key role in the identity and branding MSN's Butterfly campaign.
Needing a brake from the hi-tech world, Andrew followed one of his many passions and spent the last few years working for BMW Motorcycles and Land Rover North America as a consultant - lastly as General Manager/Principle for various dealerships.
Andrew is the founder of Brand X Development, a Branding, PR, Marketing and Web Development Firm. Recently, Andrew and his brother Alexander have launched In-View Realty - a unique real estate search application browser that uses your smartphone and augmented reality to locate properties for sale or rent. In addition, he is currently working on a travel related start-up (www.flightfetcher.com).
Andrew (a native New Yorker) fell in love with the Northwest over 20 years ago when he attended Lewis and Clark College. Andrew is a fan of the outdoors and has traveled extensively.
Andrew is a collector-Motorcycles, Land Rovers and low-brow street art. He comes from a family with a rich history of collecting art. Wilmerding’s great, great-grandparents, Henry Havemeyer and his wife, Louisine Havemeyer, amassed an extraordinary group of European and Oriental works of art that eventually bequeathed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Mew York.