Russell Mussio
President / Co-Founder
Born and raised in Trail, BC, Russell grew up with a love for the outdoors. The idea for Backroad Mapbooks came into existence when Russell and his brother, Wesley, were Read More
Wes Mussio
Wes grew up in Trail where his father exposed him to the great outdoors and he fell in love with being in the back country hiking, fishing and hunting. Together Read More
Chris Taylor
Vice President
Chris’ journey with Backroad Mapbooks began on the ice, when he played on a hockey team with owners Wesley and Russell Mussio. As Vice-President of Backroad Mapbooks, Chris has spent Read More
Farnaz Faghihi
IT & Website Manager
Farnaz has been with the BRMB team for 16 years, and knows her way around every department. She started out doing the covers, slowly moving into layouts and with her Read More
Andrew Allen
Project & Cartography Manager
Andrew Allen has been the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography Manager at Backroad Mapbooks since 2003. He arrived at the company with a wealth of knowledge and passion for Read More
Dave Mancini
GIS & Database Manager
Dave Mancini, coordinator of the Geographic Information System (GIS) department at Backroad Mapbooks, is no stranger to the world of mapping. Responsible for overseeing the data creation of the mapping Read More
Elisa Codazzi
Graphic Designer & Marketing Manager
Elisa Codazzi is the Graphic Designer & Marketing Manager and a key member of Backroad Mapbooks’ Marketing and Creative Services team. Since joining the company in October 2014, Elisa has played Read More
Basilio Bagnato
HR Manager / Sales Manager
Responsible for Backroad Mapbooks’ retailers and distributors from Ontario eastward, Basilio’s typical day consists of communicating with an exciting variety of clientele across Canada, ranging from mom-and-pop bait and tackle Read More
Dale Tober
Dale Tober is Backroad Mapbooks’ senior cartographer and the longest-standing employee in the mapping department. Dale has watched Backroad Mapbooks grow from its days of half a dozen people in Read More
Oliver Herz
A familiar point of contact for many a BRMB customer, Oliver is always there to help answer questions about using Backroad Mapbooks’ digital and GPS products. Oliver puts his cartography Read More
Farah Aghdam
GIS Technician
With a background in geology, mining and surveying, Farah brings a wealth of knowledge to the work that she does – and it shows. Responsible for the GIS “heavy lifting,” Read More
Courtney Fry
GIS Technician
A skilled GIS technician, Courtney works with activity data, points-of-interest, recreation trails and the like to ensure that Backroad Mapbooks’ map data is correct and clean. She spends her days Read More
Jo-ana Maki
An organizational wiz, Jo-ana keeps busy handling everything from customers, filing, and shipping and receiving, to SD card production, lake chart production and topographic map folding. Jo-ana has a knack Read More
Matt Steblyna
Technical Support Analyst
As with most of the BRMB team, Matt wears a number of hats. When he isn’t busy helping customers with the installation of their GPS maps and answering questions about Read More
Jay Hoare
Writer / Researcher
Jay has been with the BRMB team for almost 5 years. Armed with a degree in Geography, Jay is constantly exploring the varied terrain Canada has to offer. Generally he Read More
Colin Hughes
Writer / Researcher
Colin’s business card lists “Master of Many Disguises” as his occupation. He handles all the back end operations of a high end furniture store in north-east Toronto, is the technical Read More
Leslie Bryant
Writer / Researcher
An outside member of our team (literally) Leslie Bryant is one of our talented outdoor writers who help bring the famour flavor Backroad Mapbooks customers have grown to love and Read More
Lorne Collicutt
Writer / Researcher
Ryan Klassen
Writer / Researcher