Acuity Advantage was created for hard working Albertans who need a well-deserved break from the stress and pressure of everyday living. That is why we have created a comprehensive offering of lifestyle and business solutions: with a focus on Home Watch, Lifestyle Concierge and Executive Assistance services.

Let us do the things you don't have time to do


Sandi Bredy, founder of Acuity Advantage is dedicated to maximizing your time. She has developed a suite of services through Acuity Advantage to help you navigate your personal and business life. She knows, first-hand the challenges entrepreneurs, executives and families face daily to reach their goals.

Sandi holds over 30 years of extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, assisting CEOs and management teams through executive assistance; human resources and administration. From this she built a team of qualified professionals with diverse skills sets to maximize the time of Acuity Advantage’s clients through home watch, lifestyle concierge and executive assistance services.

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In business, owners and professionals often find themselves too busy and unable to keep up with their to-do list.  Acuity Advantage is here to offer our experienced, highly organized, and multi-skilled professional assistants when you need them most. At Acuity Advantage we can be trusted to consistently over-achieve in meeting our clients’ expectations. Acuity Executive Assistants always aim higher to make your life easier and more productive.

Focus on What's Really Important, We'll Take Care of The Rest


With over 25 years of experience in professional executive assistant positions and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high pressure environments, Lydia skillfully manages administrative duties and client relations for her colleagues by seamlessly and effortlessly inserting herself into any project to deliver results.

She has implemented system improvements and processes to streamline projects, managed all accounting functions, scheduling and created company-wide work practices.

With a life goal to make a measurable difference in the lives of others, the path she’s chosen for her career speaks to that fact. Lydia also held the roles of event manager in which she successfully navigated all aspects of the events start to finish, from vendor negotiations to post-event surveys.

Lydia is active in the local community and volunteers her time at the Ronald McDonald House and Calgary Food Bank.

Lydia wholeheartedly believes that by helping people work well together while utilizing her negotiation, and listening skills, she’ll start to make a difference in the lives of her colleagues and the people she serves.


Vanessa is a passionate and energetic Executive Assistant & Office Manager based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has supported teams in oil and gas companies such as Cenovus Energy and Avalon Oil & Gas Ltd. As well, Vanessa consults independently to provide assistance to clients outside of the office.

Always zealous about community involvement, Vanessa served on the Executive Board of the Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP) and the Board of Directors for The Centre for Energy Asset Management Studies (CEAMS). In 2017, Vanessa received her Canadian Certified Administrative Professional (CCAP) designation through the AAP and was awarded a grant for the ‘Highest GPA’. In earlier years, Vanessa served on the Executive Board of the Women In Leadership (WIL) Foundation and became the first recipient of the Women in Energy Leadership scholarship. She attended SAIT Polytechnic, where she graduated from the Energy Asset Management (EAM) Diploma program and was named an “Up and Coming Leader”. She is the former President of the Energy Asset Management Student Organization and a Youth Ambassador Alumni of Canada. She holds additional certifications from the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and SAIT.

Vanessa enjoys adding value to a team by taking a proactive approach to identifying needs in advance to expedite workflow and ensure that company goals and objectives are achieved.


Today, through Acuity Advantage, Sandi and her team are putting this expertise to work for companies and executives who require professional executive-level Administrative Assistance either in person or virtually, on a contract, project or part-time basis. This personal support extends to the home and family, through Home Watch and Lifestyle Assistance services. Their satisfaction comes from taking stress and pressure off their clients… leaving them to focus on what do what they do best. ( Learn what Acuity Advantage clients have to say! )


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