Co-Founder & CEO, Skoah
Andrea Scott is the co-founder and CEO of skoah, a Vancouver based company with 15 locations in Canada and the USA. skoah is a facials only, membership concept with a proprietary skincare product line and began in 2001. The company is on a rapid expansion path with a target of 250 franchised locations in the next 5 years. skoah has created a new category in the health and wellness space that focuses on empathy and personalization. Her vision through franchising is to create an opportunity for others to become entrepreneurs and to mentor and support those on their journey to business ownership through skoah.
Andrea is a former elementary school teacher who then went on to run her own Sales and Marketing company in the fashion industry. She also ran her own PR and Communications Consultancy working with some top brands including Happy Planet, Grouse Mountain Resorts. She is the former Brand Manager of Lululemon Athletica. Andrea is skilled at building a strong culture and a company based on Core Values and Goal Setting.
In 2016 she won the Veuve Clicquot Canadian Business Woman Award and has been a YWCA Woman of Distinction Nominee twice. She is an active mentor of women in business and volunteers time with the Forum For Women Entrepreneurs. Andrea is on the Board of Directors for Coast Mental Health in Vancouver, BC, and the Board of Satya Organics, a product to treat Eczema naturally. She is a speaker at numerous events focused on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Core Values and Goal Setting. Andrea is also a mother of 4 children under the age of 11.