Andy Morsink, business development manager for Atlantis Headwear, passed away on March 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 56.

Morsink was the founder of Dream Bigger Consultancy and helped Italy-based Atlantis Headwear grow in the promotional products market in the U.S. and Canada. His prior industry roles include serving as director of sales with Fairware Promotional Products, as director of sales and international sales manager with Stormtech Performance Apparel, and as managing director of sales with AFG Footwear.

“It was truly an honor working alongside Andy,” says Chris Piper, Atlantis business development consultant. “He had an infectious smile and drive for serving so many in our industry and all with such passion. He was an enormous help assisting Atlantis Headwear connect with the U.S. and Canadian promotional products market.”

Allessandro Colle Tiz, president of Atlantis Headwear, described Morsink as a “great, honest, professional and a person who always had a volcano of ideas.”

Federico Pasini, brand and sales director with Atlantis, adds, “Andy had adventure and it felt like he had been working with Atlantis for so many years—Andy always stayed positive and was the lead in helping Atlantis Headwear form the recent partnership with Sportsman Caps. He was an inspiration to the Atlantis team.”