Key Staff

Ken Wetherell

President and Publisher

Bachelor of Commerce

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Role at RMV Publications

Ken is RMV’s president and publisher. He leads the company’s management team and provides input and direction for all business functions, with a focus on strategic planning, publication creation, advertising sales and financial management. Ken is an RMV Publications Ltd shareholder.

Personal Interests

Born and raised in Canmore, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Ken enjoys various outdoor pursuits including downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking and kayaking, usually in the company of several members of his direct family, including Mary Jane (the love of his life), eight fantastic children and a motley assortment of dogs.

Insight into Our Work

“As the leading source of print and online publications for travellers to the Canadian Rockies, we have an obligation to our readers to provide informative, entertaining and interesting content that entices and enables them to get the most out of their visit, while maximizing the value of our supporters’ advertising investment.”


 

Kyle Kerpan

Vice President Digital Media

Bachelor of Commerce

Role at RMV Publications

Kyle leads digital media, project management and technology consulting at RMV. He strives to apply innovation in ways that that truly benefit customers. Kyle is an RMV Publications Ltd. shareholder.

Personal Interests

A fly-fishing enthusiast, Kyle also enjoys skiing, hiking, photography, gardening, biking, travelling and Labrador retrievers. He is married with one child; all share his zeal for the mountains.

Insight into Our Work

“Increasingly, RMV connects travellers to the destination experiences they seek though our innovative digital products. We meet advertiser expectations by ensuring a wide reach for our online assets.”


 

Warren Mackie

General Manager

RMV Publications Ltd.
& IMPACT! Brochure Systems
Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing)

Role at RMV Publications

Warren manages the daily operations, buildings, vehicles, computer systems and other assets at RMV Publications Ltd. He participates in ad sales, manages many RMV Creative projects, and is president of IMPACT! Brochure Systems, RMV’s Canmore-based warehousing, circulation and racking company. His IMPACT! staff of 11 (including part-time employees in Jasper and BC Rockies) service the 1,500 locations where RMV and 70 other tourism business publications are distributed. Warren is an RMV Publications Ltd. shareholder.

Personal Interests

Warren maintains an active mountain lifestyle, focusing on downhill, backcountry and cross-country skiing, mountain biking, road riding and cycle touring, plus canoeing, front and backcountry camping, hiking and photography. Warren and his wife Caroline can be found touring the country in their Little Guy T@B trailer with bikes or a canoe on top. Warren and Caroline have two children, who have both graduated university and entered the work force.

Insight into Our Work

“It is great that we publish excellent tourism publications. But it is equally important to ensure that they are in-stock in the right locations so visitors can easily access the information we provide.”


 

Kate Barker

Editor

Bachelor of Arts – Literature

Master of Arts – Literature 

Role at RMV Publications

Kate edits the print and online products for RMV Publications, and she writes a lot. Kate also interacts with you on Social Media and does cool stuff to get content for writing.

Personal Interests

Kate likes to be outside! She talks non-stop about horses, cats and dogs and is passionate about the Bow Valley SPCA. Kate loves to go on any kind of mountain adventure. You can usually find her riding horses, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, snowshoeing or doing something outdoors. If she’s not outside adventuring, she’s at her desk writing about it.

Insight into Our Work

“There are so many fun and exciting things to do in the mountains. RMV has many platforms to share all of them with you, our readers. We want you to love this place as much as we do.”


 

Andrea Vickers

Administrator

Role at RMV Publications

Andrea is the administrator for both sides of the company; RMV and IMPACT!. She keeps the office organized and connected by handling our client management, distributor coordination and maintaining our various databases while keeping a positive moral for the office as a whole.

Personal Interests

After moving to the Bow Valley in 2004, Andrea has tried to leave the mountains, but her heart is here in the Canadian Rockies. She enjoys hiking, skiing, camping, baseball and horseback riding while spending time with her family in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains.

Insight into Our Work

“I love working in an office that is connected and interactive. I think that it is important to communicate constantly. We all get to be a part of that experience when we see what RMV creates, how Impact! circulates and how travellers and locals respond to the resourceful information we provide.”