Steve Goodall is one of the fortunate people who has managed to have a career that combines his interest in developing retail businesses with his passion for outdoor activities. He is the owner of an independent sales agency that represents Canada’s largest distributor of cycling pars and accessories. He has volunteered for many races, events and trail days across Alberta and the BC interior. One of his most memorable moments was being co-chair for the Mtb event for 2014 Alberta Summer Games in Airdrie. Always up for an adventure, he enjoys sharing these moments with old and new friends alike.
Ron Thiele is the founder and CEO of Xpan Interactive Ltd., a global leader in the development of digital knowledge solutions. Ron started his career as a professional photographer, where his work was published in dozens of magazines, newspapers, books and publications world-wide. A popular presenter and speaker, he has been at the podium for Austin’s SXSW, The Banff Centre, the Institute for Performance and Learning, The Banff New Media Institute, Calgary and Alberta Economic Development and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. As a volunteer Ron has been a senior advisor to the Vermillion Institute, an independent policy institute dedicated to advancing the vision that sustainability means caring for people, planet and prosperity. Ron sat on the Board of Directors and is Past President of Digital Alberta. He was also on the board of Alberta’s ICT Council, Calgary Downtown Association and chaired the Calgary Urban Development Committee.