WHO IS ANDY WANG
Andy Wang is the federal candidate of record for the riding of Nepean in the 42nd General Election of Canada receiving 23,442 votes (36.13%) on October 19th, 2015.
A resident of Nepean for the past 15 years, Andy developed his passion to help others and to empower youth and newcomers. He first started in politics as an office volunteer for his local Member of Parliament at the age of 16 in 2004. That same year, Andy was successfully elected to his high school’s Student Council as Co-President. In 2009, he obtained his dual B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science from McGill University. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University (’18).
For over five years, Andy worked at both the Parliament Hill and Constituency offices of the local MP as an Executive Assistant and later as Office Manager while the MP served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the Minister of Transport, and as the Minister of Democratic Reform. During this time, Andy helped serve the constituents of Nepean passionately, tirelessly and responsibly. He has often represented his MP at local meetings and events. Most recently, Andy worked with the Barrhaven Legion on plans to build a new cenotaph.
Outside of politics, Andy is the current Principal of Daido Academy, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the local community through activities that help youths, adults, and seniors stay fit. As well, he is a IT business consultant since 2011, helping to deliver IT solutions for local businesses and non-profit organizations.
Andy is currently the Director of Digital Strategies for New Canadian Media and a Mentor for Business Growth for New Immigrant Entrepreneurs Association of Canada.