40 Under Forty Awards


Andrea Benoit (31)

Andrea Benoit (31)

Andrea Benoit works various positions at Greater Sudbury Police Service—operating under the ranks of Special Constable, Auxiliary Sergeant and Call Taker in the 911 Emergency Communications Centre. She also volunteers for many roles within the Service; including the LGBT Inclusion Team and Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Through a combination of standout athletic talent and a tenacious commitment to training, Andrea is also a Professional Wrestler; having recently completed an invitation-only try-out with the WWE: a world-famous organization with millions of fans across the globe. Her athletic accomplishments, community service through her law enforcement career and her extensive volunteerism make Andrea an extraordinary young professional.

Q: What is the number one thing you are working toward that you haven’t yet accomplished?
A: As stated by a famous line in the world of professional wrestling, “Life is a work”. There will always be new challenges to overcome. I work some pretty amazing jobs and have even achieved a level of athletic success I could only dream of—but I am still not a homeowner. Your dreams and visions are all valid and it’s all about waiting for the right moment to react. I am currently working alongside an accomplished financial advisor in our community to someday make that dream a reality. We are all on our own individual paths in life. Always be mindful that tomorrow is never promised; which is why I’ll always strive to be the absolute best I can be.

Q: What would be the theme song of your life?
A: “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Q: Share something about yourself that others would be surprised to know.
A: I crush pizza like a Ninja Turtle.

Q: What makes you proud to be a Sudburian?
A: This community’s origins were built on hard work and sweat; two things that have completely shaped my life and my career to this point. I am so humble to have Sudbury in my blood. I know that no matter where I go or where I’ve been, it always feels amazing to return home.