Doyon, Limited Welcomes New Finance VP & IT Director
Kelly Brooks, VP of Finance
PHOTO: Doyon, Limited
Fairbanks, Alaska – Doyon, Limited is pleased to welcome Kelly Brooks as the corporation’s new vice president of finance, and Richard “RC” Woodson as Doyon’s new director of IT.
Brooks, who has worked at Doyon for more than 12 years, was promoted from her previous position as finance manager to vice president of finance, which is a new position approved by the Doyon board of directors at its August 18 meeting. In this role, Brooks will continue overseeing Doyon’s budgeting process, bank relationships and capital planning. Brooks holds a bachelor’s of science in finance from Millikin University and an MBA from Webster University.
“Kelly has been a valued member of Doyon’s finance department for over 12 years. In the coming year, Kelly will take on additional roles and responsibilities throughout the organization,” said Patrick Duke, Doyon’s senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Woodson, who joined Doyon as the director of IT on August 6, is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of Doyon’s IT systems at the Fairbanks and Anchorage offices, as well as at various Doyon subsidiaries. Woodson previously worked as an executive IT consultant in Anchorage and as the chief information officer at First National Bank of Alaska. Woodson, who holds a MBA in information technology management, also served for 22 years as a logistics systems manager in the U.S. Air Force.
“We’re pleased to welcome someone of RC’s caliber to the Doyon team, and look forward to benefiting from his experience and expertise,” Duke said.
Headquartered in Fairbanks, Doyon, Limited has more than 18,500 shareholders and was established under the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Doyon, one of the top 10 Alaskan-owned companies, is also the largest private landowner in Alaska and one of the largest in North America. Its mission is to continually enhance its position as a financially strong Native corporation in order to promote the economic and social well-being of its shareholders and future shareholders, to strengthen its Native way of life, and to protect and enhance its land and resources. For more information, visit www.doyon.com.
Posted: August 23, 2012