Hey everybody! Meet Kyle, he was born and raised in Kamloops!
Who is your favourite person to spend time with and why?
My wife - She makes me a better person
What is your favourite local store in Kamloops and why?
Oronge - Koach and the boys always take care of you.
Describe yourself in one word.
If you could go anywhere in the world right at this moment where would you go and why?
Tough one. Greece and NYC have to be at the top of the list.
What is your favourite activity in Kamloops?
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you?
I was the MC at a friends wedding and I announced two bridesmaids by the wrong name. I felt terrible but they were great about it all.
What is the most inspiring thing that has happened to you?
How Kamloops supported those who needed help during the wildfires last year. My cousin Jamie played a huge part in organizing a place for victims to come and get anything they needed. Our community is amazing.
Tell us your favourite childhood memory.
Tough to nail down just one. As kids we played a lot of street hockey in our neighbourhood. No texts, just knocking on your buddies door and out come the nets.
Where do you volunteer or give back to in the community?
I recently coached the Kamloops PeeWee Tier 1 hockey team. I also am co-organizing a golf tournament supporting the local women’s shelter.
If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
The way people treat each other.
Where would you sneak away to in Kamloops to spend some time alone?
I love practicing at Kamloops Golf and Country Club late in the summer evening. It’s so quiet and I pop the headphones in for a couple hours.
Where would you like to see positive change in Kamloops and why?
I would really like to see the North Shore start to thrive. I think it’s trending in the right direction with places like Leon John’s opening up.
What do you think makes Kamloops great?
I always brag about our activities. Golf, hiking, boating, camping all at our doorstep.
What are 3 things on your bucket list?
1. Golf Augusta.
2. Travel to NYC - Watch a game at Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden.
3. Get my pilots licence.
Tell us something that not everyone may know about you.
I prefer to talk on the phone over text.
What is the name of your business/organization?
I am a Realtor with Royal LePage Westwin
Why did you get into/start this business?
I love helping people. Giving our keys is the best days for me. I really enjoy meeting new people and making the process of buying and selling easy.
What is the goal of your business?
To do a great job for my clients so they refer me in the future. Service is everything and I try to make that a priority in my business.
What has been your biggest struggle either at work or in life?
Balancing the two to be honest. It’s hard to step away when we are attached to our phones.
What do you always find yourself saying?
Tell us your best piece of life advice.
You can’t change the past, but you can create the future.
If you could spend one whole day with anyone in the world, who would you select?
My Mom. She passed away when I was young and we would have so many things to talk about.
Why do you think it is important to shop locally?
To improve our economy. Local business contribute more to our city and I personally like the customer service of local owners.
What has been your proudest accomplishment?
Winning the Royal LePage Diamond Award last year.
Give someone you think that deserves it a shout out and explain why!
Max Patterson! Local boy currently competing in the WHL Finals with Swift Current. He deserves it!
My choice for the KamloopsBCNow In Focus spotlight is:
Julia Holmes with RBC - She is such a hard worker and would be a great local business person!
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