Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers

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Movers and Shakers for Sept. 17

Global infrastructure firm AECOM has hired Matt Narus to support its Alaska operations as a senior project manager. Narus holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and an executive master’s of business administration degree from the University of Washington. Narus comes to AECOM after most recently working at the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority as a project manager.

Movers and Shakers for Sept. 10

Unalaska City School District’s John Conwell was named Alaska’s 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the Alaska Superintendents Association. Conwell has committed decades of service to the Unalaska City School District, serving 10 years as assistant principal and principal for Unalaska High School, and is currently in his 11th year as the district’s superintendent.

Movers and Shakers for Sept. 3

Movers and Shakers for Aug. 27

Stephanie Ann Peevey has joined Denali Federal Credit Union Home Loans department as a mortgage loan originator. Prior to Peevey’s employment with Denali, she worked for both PrimeLending and AlaskaUSA Mortgage. Peevey is an expert in Veterans’ Affairs home financing, having been connected with the military for the past 12 years. In her past 11 years of mortgage experience, Peevey has been a loan originator, a senior loan processor and an operations manager. Peevey also has experience working in the title and new home construction industries.

Movers and Shakers for Aug. 20

Movers and Shakers for Aug. 13

Krissi Estrada is the new branch manager at the First National Bank Alaska Parkway Branch in East Anchorage and Stephanie Good was appointed to senior mortgage underwriter and loan officer. Estrada spent the last year managing the Federal Branch in Downtown Anchorage. Good, who has worked in the industry for nearly 14 years, will be based at the bank’s Anchorage corporate headquarters.

Movers and Shakers for Aug. 6

Rebecca Pruitt was promoted to gallery coordinator at The Alutiiq Museum effective July 25. Pruitt will oversee the daily operations of the Alutiiq Museum Store, assist artists and visitors, develop store merchandise and host museum events. Pruitt is a 2012 graduate of Kodiak High School and began work at the Alutiiq Museum in 2014 where she has contributed to everything from collections care and educational outreach to language programming and the museum store.

Crisis management earns honor for local PR firms

An Anchorage company that provides student tutoring services got a visit in December 2015 from police officers delivering bad news: one of the employees was suspected of possessing and distributing child pornography.

The tutor also had allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a teen minor.

The urge to avoid publicity when a bad situation strikes a company may be a perfectly natural response. But that’s not the advice a good public relations company covering its reputation would recommend, said Kristin Helvey.

11-year wait for Olympics comes with risks for LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games. The seemingly intractable problems of Southern California — traffic and homelessness — might get better or grow worse.

So much can change in 11 years.

Los Angeles’ decision to lock in an Olympic Games to far-off 2028 was praised by city leaders Monday as a deal that offers hundreds of millions of dollars in future benefits. But the longest wait time for any Olympics in the U.S. also comes with the risks of the unknown.

Movers and Shakers for July 30

Steve Wallace has been appointed as the new Bethel District Attorney, effective July 10, after the retirement of Mike Gray. Wallace began his career in 1982 as a police officer in the City of Kodiak. He went on to serve as a police officer in Barrow and the Village of Wainwright, before becoming an attorney and joining the Department of Law in 1989 as an Assistant District Attorney in Palmer. Since then Wallace has served in Bethel, Anchorage, and, most recently, as the District Attorney in Kodiak.

Longtime Anchorage business wins Made in Alaska Award

Alaska Garden and Pet Supply, a company patronized by backyard farmers, large scale agriculture and most of Alaska’s big box stores, won the Alaska Manufacturer of the Year Award on July 24.

Also known as Alaska Mill &Feed, Chief Operating Officer Ken Sherwood and company President Joel Klessens accepted the Made in Alaska Award at the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Make it Monday Forum.

Movers and Shakers for July 23

Nora Barlow, Leonard Anderson and Constance Livsey left Burr, Pease &Kurtz to form the new law firm of Barlow Anderson LLC located at 420 L Street, Suite 310, in Anchorage. They are joined by associate Martha Tansik and long-term staff. The Barlow Anderson practice deals with workers’ compensation defense, estate planning, probate, guardianship, and business transactions and formation.

Mover and Shakers for July 16

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Movers and Shakers for July 2

Resource Data, a custom software development, geographic information system and IT consulting firm, hired Lynelle Davis as AP/AR specialist at its corporate office in Anchorage. Davis recently graduated with her associate’s degree in business management from Alaska Pacific University and has her business offices specialist degree from Alaska Career College. Most recently Davis worked as a program assistant for the CIRI Foundation, where she worked with Resource Data on TCF’s online application.

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