Board of Directors Names New President/CEO of Goldbelt, Inc.
Juneau, Alaska—The Board of Directors of Goldbelt, Inc., Juneau’s urban-based Native Corporation has named Robert G. Loiselle as its new President/CEO. He takes over the position from Elliott “Chuck” Wimberly, who has been acting as interim since the retirement of J. Gary Droubay this past June.
“The Board of Goldbelt is pleased to have someone like Bob joining our team,” said Board Chair Karen Taug. “He not only brings great perspective to our company, but also has solid business experience working in Alaska and he understands the unique nature of our Alaska Native Corporations.”
Loiselle has almost thirty years experience with Alaska businesses and ANCSA corporations. From 1999-2009 Loiselle served as President/CEO of Shee Atiká, Incorporated, the ANCSA Urban Native Corporation for Sitka. Since his departure from Shee Atiká, he has provided consulting services to various ANCSA corporations and government contractors and most recently has served as General Manager of Orca International Management, LLC, a subsidiary of The Eyak Corporation.
“It is an honor to be given the opportunity to serve Goldbelt as its new President and CEO,” said Loiselle. “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and all of Goldbelt’s employees as we continue to move the company forward, providing a variety of benefits to Goldbelt’s many shareholders. This responsibility is a very serious one and I will do my utmost to help ensure Goldbelt’s continued growth and success.”
Loiselle earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oregon and also has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Forestry from the University of New Hampshire. He will assume his duties later in January.