Katelin graduated Fashion Business from Humber College with honours with distinction in 2014. After moving home to Edmonton from Toronto, she decided to combine her love for entrepreneurship with extensive knowledge in the restaurant industry to form ‘What’s the Deal?’ with her brother Leo. Katelin has also become a leader in the cannabis community and is in the process of producing and directing the documentary “Blazing the Trail” with her cousin and business partner Katie through their company KSquared Media group.
Leo Popiel was born and raised in Edmonton, AB. After graduating from Archbishop Jordan High School in 2010, Leo started work as a Leasehand for Precison Drilling. Over his 6 years with Precision, Leo worked his way up to a Derrickhand position developing valuable leadership and management skills along the way. After the oil industry slowed down, he realized how important it was to find reliable work in an industry he was passionate about. He knew from a young age that he had a strong desire to be an entrepreneur. In 2016, he finally took the leap and Co-founded the mobile app “What’s the Deal?” with his sister, Katelin.
Cara has experience in B2B and B2C marketing in technical focused industries. Cara has worked with start-ups in Canada and Europe, helping them reach new milestones. She is a soon-to-be graduate from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce. Cara juggles her time with many extra curriculars such as volunteering for school clubs, writing for a local online magazine called Yeggers, and working full time at What’s The Deal?.
Hailing from St.Albert AB, Ethan is an avid traveller having spent time across Europe, Africa, Asia, Central America - Its there he discovered a passion for new experiences and a great night out. Food & Drink has always been part of those experiences where new old friends can come together. With a backgrounds in finance and B2B SAAS sales, He's looking forward to bringing those experience to your customers in your restaurants.