Yulista Holding Welcomes Monica James As Senior Vice President of Business Strategy
(Anchorage, AK) - Yulista Holding LLC welcomes Monica James as Senior Vice President of Business Strategy. James will be responsible for developing a growth strategy for the Yulista Holding companies to increase revenues and broaden revenue sources.
"James' extensive knowledge of government contracting and corporate operations will be fully utilized and appreciated," said Yulista Holding President John J. Voth. "We believe James has the ability to look beyond the data to see hidden opportunities."
James previously served as Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Vice President of Business Operations and Administration since May 2009. From July 2004 to April 2009, James was Chief Financial Officer for Alaska Aerospace. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from University of Alaska. James currently serves on the Board of Directors for Girl Scouts of Alaska.
"We have confidence in James' ability to make the opportunities real and accomplish the goals set by Yulista Holding," said Calista Corporation President Andrew Guy. "Her accomplishments will contribute to Calista's success as a state business leader and a corporation with a growing national presence."
Calista has a solid history of hiring Shareholders and Descendants. James, raised in the Calista region village of Alakanuk and the city of Bethel, serves as another example of this dedication. As of January 2011, Calista Corporation had a 42 percent Shareholder and Descendant hire rate.
Yulista Holding LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Calista Corporation with a global reach achieved through the diverse capabilities of its family of companies. Its companies have operated in well over two dozen states, Washington, D.C., Guam, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. The companies include Chiulista Services, providing base and remote camp support and services; Yulista Aviation, providing FAA Part 145 approved civil, commercial and governmental aviation services; Yulista Management Services, providing technical, metrological and facility support services; and Y-Tech Services, providing a wide array of engineering services.
The second largest of the original 13 Native corporations, Calista was established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 and represents over 13,000 Shareholders. The Calista region encompasses over 6.5 million acres and includes 56 villages, which are incorporated into 46 individual village corporations. Calista Corporation is the parent company of 15 subsidiaries, providing services ranging from telecommunications and marketing to construction and facility management. Calista can be found on Facebook (www.facebook.com/calistacorp) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/calistacorp).