The Alaska USA Foundation launched the third annual Members Making Change donation drive, online and in Alaska USA Federal Credit Union branches. The drive raised over $69,726 in donations from the credit union’s generous members. The collected funds will be used to assist nonprofit organizations that provide needs-based programs for children, veterans, and active duty members of the military and their families.
First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors recently appointed a branch manager to the Parkway Branch in East Anchorage and appointed a new loan officer to the statewide Mortgage Lending team.
The McCollum and Pinkelman families of Delta Junction have been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2017 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year. They will be honored at the Alaska State Fair on Thursday, August 24.
The Growth Company, an Avitus Group company, announces that Scott Stender has recently returned to our team as Senior Consultant following a planned hiatus designed to round out his resume in the non-profit and fundraising sectors.
The Growth Company, an Avitus Group company, announces newly acquired talent: Jennifer Yuhas has recently joined our team as a Senior Consultant.
A fixture in Southeast Alaska for more than 30 years, Tom Sullivan was recently appointed Vice President and named Regional Branch Manager for Cordova, Haines, Juneau and Sitka by First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors.
The Alaska Accelerator Fund (AAF) announced the first of two planned investments in Arctic Heat Technologies, Inc (AHT), formerly known as CFT Solutions, LLC, a University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) start-up founded by Dr. Joey Yang and UAA Vice-Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski. The initial investment of $75,000 was approved by the AHT Board of Directors on June 1, 2017. A second investment is anticipated in the fall of 2017 to fund UL testing and expanded sales.
Alaska Association of Health Underwriters was recently recognized with Gold Certification on June 19, 2017.
The Municipality of Anchorage’s 49th State Angel Fund (49SAF) and the Alaska Small Business Development Center are teaming up to host a conference for Alaska entrepreneurs during Alaska Startup Week.