BSNC Names Laura L. Edmondson as Chief Financial Officer
Edmondson to provide strategic, technical financial advice to President/CEO and Board
Bering Straits Native Corp. (BSNC) announced that it hired
Laura L. Edmondson as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Edmondson will serve
as a member of the executive management team and will provide strategic
and technical financial advice to the President/CEO and Board of Directors,
as well as maintaining responsibility for planning, implementing, managing
and reporting all financial-related activities for the company.
“I am pleased to welcome Laura to BSNC’s executive team,” said Gail R. Schubert, BSNC president and CEO. “She brings a wide breadth of experience and talent to the company and I am confident that her diverse skill-set and in-depth understanding of corporate finance will complement the strengths of BSNC’s current management and staff.”
Ms. Edmondson has 19 years of financial, operations and risk management experience. She joins BSNC after serving as manager of the Consulting Department at Mikunda, Cottrell & Co., where she oversaw professional services engagements in the areas of government contracting, internal controls and financial, organizational and project management. Prior to her work at Mikunda Cottrell & Co., she worked for Ahtna, Inc. for 10 years in several executive capacities including chief financial officer and vice president of operations of its largest subsidiary. She is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
BSNC is an Alaska Native Corporation that was established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. It is owned by more than 6,500 Alaska Native shareholders and actively pursues responsible development of resources and other business opportunities. Through its subsidiaries, BSNC serves federal government and commercial customers throughout the Bering Strait region, Alaska, the United States and the world.