Director of Financial Services & Regional Director of Southern Alberta,
Western Financial Group
Andrew Cilinsky is the Director of Financial Services, and Regional Director of Southern Alberta for all lines of Insurance with Western Financial Group. Western Financial Group is a diversified insurance brokerage that serves more than 800,000 customers across Western Canada through 157 office locations and affiliates. Andrew is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and opportunities to expand Western’s exposure in the markets they serve, along with attracting and retaining top talent. Andrew has helped to create a center for customer service excellence along with new business growth all while keeping the customers the best interests in mind.
Prior to joining Western in 2014, Andrew was a Financial Advisor with the Co-operators playing a key role in supporting and developing agency operations through client contact and sales activities. He previously worked for Deloitte as a Staff Accountant and has continued to challenge himself through education and working to understand how the insurance industry can improve its attraction and retention of millennials. Recently, Andrew was recognized as a finalist for the Young Gun of the Year award as voted from Insurance Business Canada Magazine.
Cilinsky holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) Degree from the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business in Accounting and Finance and is currently completing his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) through the Australian Institute of Business – Calgary. He currently holds both his LLQP and General Insurance Licenses.