Al Derksen - Rykon Staff

Spotlight: Al Derksen

Who is Al?

Q: Where were you born and raised?
Winkler, Manitoba (11 years) Moved to the Okanagan in 1969

Q: What hobbies do you do with your spare time in Kelowna?
Water Skiing, Working Out, Horse Back Riding

Q: What is your favorite community/area of Kelowna and why?
The Lake. Nothing beats going to the lake on the boat on a hot summer day

Q: What area of Kelowna do you live in?
Lake Country (30 yrs.)

Q: What is your favorite season and why?
Summer. The hotter the better

Q: What is your proudest moment?
Raising 3 kids (2 boys and a girl) and now a grandson

Al and Rykon

Q: How long have you worked for Rykon?
6 months and counting

Q: What is your favorite part about your job?
Being part of the team that builds a great product and seeing a happy customer

Q: When would a client most likely come in contact with you at Rykon?
During the building stage. I like meeting them and then I get a better picture of what they are expecting

Q: What is your favorite style of home?
Here at Sonoma I like the San Marco

Q: Tell us something humorous about your job or that’s happened at work?
Shaving the beard and mustache, which has not been off in 33 years!!


White or Red? – White
Water or Wine? – Water
Call or Text? – Text
Facebook or Twitter? – Facebook
Hockey or Golf? – Hockey
Car or Truck? – Truck
House or Condo? – House
Chips or Chocolate? – Chocolate
Warm or Cool? – Warm
Pool or Beach? – Beach
Mexico or Hawaii? – Mexico
Spring or Fall? – Spring
Morning or Evening? – Morning
Soup or Salad? – Salad
Books or Movies? – Movies
Snow or Sun? – Sun
Coffee or Tea? – Coffee
Blonde or Brunette? – Blonde
Holiday or Adventure? – Holiday

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