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Meet the Team

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Breydon Stangeland

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Breydon Stangeland joined Petrotranz in March 2013 as a Technical Solutions Analyst. Since then, he has worked his way to the role of Manager, Customer Experience, where he diligently works to deliver the best customer experience with his team through customer support, events and training workshops.

Prior to joining the team, Breydon studied Visual Communications Design at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar - where he worked with various design firms and technology companies building their customer facing experience. Breydon has been successful in leveraging this education towards improving the Petrotranz Brand from a design perspective.

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Deena Efthimiadis

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Deena Efthimiadis was the first individual to complete the Petrotranz internship program in the summer of 2015 while she worked towards achieving her diploma in Criminal Justice – Policing; from Lethbridge College. Upon successfully completing her education, Deena made the decision to rejoin the Petrotranz team as a crucial member of the Customer Experience Team where she continues to flourish and bring immense value to both the Petrotranz organization and customers.

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Ashleigh Wood

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Ashleigh Wood joined Petrotranz in October 2017 and quickly established herself as an integral part of the Customer Experience Team. Ashleigh works with customers in an attempt to ensure their experience is exceptional and efficient.

Ashleigh graduated from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Business Marketing Program and brings 6 years of experience in both the hospitality and sales industries. Ashleigh appreciates the paramountcy of building purposeful relationships with each one of our valued customers.

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Khadija Guseynova

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Khadija Guseynova joined Petrotranz in October 2017 as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager. Khadija brings a solid background in the hospitality industry, she is ambitious, outgoing and seeks extensive adventure in everything! Achievement focused, “Hatie” is always looking for opportunities that will broaden her horizon.

Khadija is a strong professional with two diplomas focused on Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management as well as Business management from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. She brings experience as a Customer Service Manager overseeing complex projects and driving productivity improvement. Khadija is also effective at building and leading highly-motivated, cross-functional teams in fast-paced environments. Always the team player, Hatie is constantly looking for ways to leave a positive impact.

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Trevor Jones

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Trevor Jones joined Petrotranz in November of 2013 and is a positive and energetic self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed. Trevor’s drive, initiative and ability to influence others, coupled with a strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, make him a valuable addition to the Customer Engagement and Business Development team.

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Bridgette Sauve

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Bridgette Sauve joined Petrotranz in October 2015 as a Customer Experience Representative. After two years of filling many responsibilities including Administrative Assistant, Training Workshop Coordinator and more, Bri has moved into the role of Business Development Representative. With Bri’s focus on her customers and her desire to deliver an exceptional experience, she is heavily focused and responsible for the engagements between Petrotranz and all the Producer Operations.

Bridgette brings a positive and playful presence to the office and customers and appreciates the plethora of new and exciting challenges to dive into everyday!

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Liam McDermott

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Liam McDermott has been with Petrotranz since the heydays of 2013. Liam graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with a BA in Economics which serves him well when it comes to bringing an analytical mind to solving problems for Petrotranz customers. When not bleeding the Petrotranz blue, Liam enjoys playing tennis, squash, hockey and golf. Most recently he even joined a book club.

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John Baisley

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John Baisley joined the Petrotranz team in May 2017. John has over 15 years of oil and gas industry experience starting as a developer with a Natural Gas ETRM solution provider. An acquisition in 2007 provided the opportunity to learn new programming languages and an introduction to oil marketing. With a passion for customer relations, John was driven to pursue a move to business services where he further developed the skills required to join the Petrotranz team.

When John isn’t glued to a computer screen, he likes to spend time with friends, camping, kayaking, checking out the local music scene and finding new places to eat great food.

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Carman Kwong

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Carman Kwong joined the Petrotranz team in November of 2017. She brings strong abilities in research and software specification development to the Petrotranz Innovations and Deployment thanks to her education in computer science from the University of Calgary.

Prior to joining the team, Carman was a founding member of the team at ClickDishes, a local technology start-up, where she oversaw the product from inception to launch as the product manager.

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Dylan Amirault

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Dylan Amirault, a local Calgarian recently graduated from the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria specializing in entrepreneurship. Having joined Petrotranz in May 2017 as a Business Analyst, Dylan brings his past oil and gas experience in the marketing and business development space with Secure Energy, in an effort to help create value for Petrotranz.

Dylan likes to stay active in the great outdoors and is always willing to try new activities. He's also an avid and extensive traveler having visited some wonderful places such as Italy, London, Russia and Greece. He recently completed a four-month international exchange over to Finland before graduating from university.

Dylan is excited to create innovative technology to help revolutionize the oil and gas industry as a member of the Petrotranz team.

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Mirela Balan

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Mirela Balan joined Petrotranz in December 2014 as Manager, Quality Assurance. She brings over 20 years experience in testing, analyzing and implementing Oil & Gas, Web and Telecommunication applications.

In her role, Mirela strives to continually maintain high quality releases; identifying the correctness, completeness, and quality of the software. Mirela works closely between the Petrotranz Customer Experience and Research & Development teams testing and implementing new releases, features and enhancements for all products.

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Justin Saparco

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Justin Saparco joined the Petrotranz Research & Development team in October 2014. Justin graduated with a Bachelors of Computer Information Systems and Business from Mount Royal University where he also worked on a team maintaining student and office computer systems as well as developing software.

Justin’s first job as a graduate was at Suncor Energy where he worked on an application that mapped software and database dependencies on server architecture throughout the company. As a solo developer working directly with his internal customer, the role shaped him as a self-driven developer ready for the oil and gas industry.

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