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
Basilio Bagnato
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
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
Elisa Codazzi
Graphic & 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 Read More
Katie Brown
Graphic Designer
Katie started her education with a degree in business – human resources, which ultimately led her to find her passion for working on the creative side of things as well 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
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
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
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
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
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
Christopher Konrad
GIS Technician
If you were deserted on an island but could bring one thing, what would it be? A good quality bushcraft knife. What is one place you are dying to travel Read More
Lauren Pedriks
GIS Technician
If you were deserted on an island but could bring one thing, what would it be? My cat! He’s good company. What is one place you are dying to travel Read More
Jo-ana Maki
Operations Coordinator
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
Amanda Murphy
Shipping and Receiving Associate
If you were deserted on an island but could bring one thing, what would it be? A hatchet, this way I can use it to build shelter, defend myself and Read More
Ileah Clyne
Office Associate
If you were deserted on an island but could bring one thing, what would it be? A puppy for companionship What is one place you are dying to travel to? 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
Leslie has been with Backroad Mapbooks since the beginning. She is the cousin of founders Russell and Wesley Mussio and helped create the maps when they were first scribed on Read More
Allison Mussio
Writer / Researcher
Allison grew up living the BRMB dream, travelling to countless destinations around BC and the country as the daughter of founder Russell Mussio. So it is not surprising that she Read More
Kristen McDonald
Writer / Researcher
A self-proclaimed workaholic, Kristen usually has many jobs on the go, one of which has been Backroad Mapbooks for the past several years. She loves the opportunity to research, write Read More
Ryan Klassen
Writer / Researcher