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Our Team

At Grid Group we believe that the way we collaborate with and manage our own team has a direct impact on the way we manage our network and clients. Please let us know if there is any way we can leverage our network to support you or your organization.

Dan Hewko

Managing Partner

Dan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (accounting and finance) degree. He started his career as an ERP consultant and merged into the staffing world, and is currently a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Grid Group. Originally from Wetaskiwin AB, Dan has spent 16 years in Victoria BC before making Calgary AB his home in 2006. Outside of the office you can find Dan inventing a game with his three kids, planning a Disneyland trip and cheering on the Red Sox and Edmonton Oilers.

Brad Gauthier

Managing Partner

Brad’s educational background includes studies in commerce, marketing and culinary arts. Throughout his career he has worked for multiple start-ups, a global staffing provider, and is currently a Co-founder and Managing Partner for Grid Group. Originally from Ancaster ON, he has lived in Calgary AB since 2011. Outside of the office, most of his time is dedicated to travel, health and fitness and family and friends.

Julie Maines

Manager, Business Operations

Julie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a career background in the Oil and Gas sector. Her passion for Excel spreadsheets is what gets her out of bed in the morning as the Manager of Business Operations for Grid Group. She is a data geek by day and greeting card maker by night. Julie also enjoys the craftier side of life. On weekends you will find her in the mountains – rain, snow or shine – wishing she was adventuring through Middle Earth.

Kaila Hoar


Kaila studied Commerce before beginning her career with a national staffing firm and then honing her Operational Technology expertise with a boutique consultancy. She is currently the Director of Strategic Development at GridGroup, playing a critical role in defining organizational strategy and brokering impactful relationships. She believes in a “partnership through integrity” mentality and wants to live in a world filled with innovative businesses and books that come bundled with dark chocolate.

Laura Vezer

Recruitment Lead

Laura is a passionate recruiter, people leader, and tech enthusiast with over 15 years of international recruiting experience; more than 10 years in IT. She is focused on providing a world class candidate experience and is energized by people and their potential. She is an avid snowboarder, involved community member, heavy metal radio host at CJSW 90.9fm and active volunteer in Calgary.

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