- The team -


Steve Thibault

Founder, President and CEO
An expert on beer, beer styles and history, Steve has a passion for craft beer that becomes quite evident once you bring up the topic of this golden elixir with him. An avid foodie also, Steve has been known to imbibe a beer or two from time to time.

Mike "Moose" Atkin

General Manager
With a 25+ year background in business management, Mike, also known as Moose, focuses on logistics, procurement and inventory management. For Moose, working with the 49th Parallel Group, has been more than a job. He would qualify this has a journey of hoppy new discoveries where to get the big picture, actions get results and every detail counts. Cheers to a journey of new discoveries.

Myles Myroon

Market Manager Alberta, North
Myles has been with 49th Parallel Group for 2 years as the representative in Edmonton. If it's retail you are in, Myles is your man. Before joining the world of Beer, Myles came with 10 years experience behind the bar. He knows a thing or two about the people within and around this industry. Myles holds a level 1 Cicerone Certificate and when not drinking beer, Myles is an avid fan of Yoga, Basketball and running.

Pascal Robitaille

Vice-President of Sales
Pascal has been with the company for the past 3 years, people like to call him Bonhomme because he has this Joie de vivre! Pascal spent nearly a decade in different roles in the industry before making the jump to Vice President.

Mike McKenzie

Sales Manager, Calgary

Mike joined in January of 2017. He began his career in the beer business working for one of the larger breweries for over 24 years. He then found his real passion with craft beer and joined Tree Brewing in 2011. When Mike isn’t on the road, you can find him enjoying time with his family - camping, mountain biking, fishing, snowshoeing and hiking in beautiful Kananaskis Country.


Shauna Larson

Sales Representative, Edmonton
Shauna has been with 49th Parallel Group since April 2017 and in the beer industry since 2012. With 5 years of retail management experience she focuses on getting great craft beer on the shelves of everyone’s favorite local liquor store in Edmonton and area.

Mike Tory

Market Manager, Saskatchewan
Mikes has been with 49th Parallel for nearly 5 years. He believes he was put on this Earth to keep the 'Sask Craft beer dream' alive "I have a long, storied and varied career in the food and beverage industry and know a good pint when I see one, let alone taste!"

Brian Byers

Market Manager, Manitoba

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