- The team -


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.

Steve Thibault

Alberta & Saskatchewan Key Accounts
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.

Patrick Smith

Sales, Southern Alberta
A rare born and raised Calgarian, Patrick has been working in the beer industry for a decade and is known as an expert on all things beer. His focus is bringing the best of the world's craft brews to Calgary beer geeks and enjoying a pint of two from time to time

Shauna Larson

Sales, Northern Alberta
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.

Brian Byers

Market Manager, Manitoba

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